second-story man
noun Date: 1886 a burglar who enters a house by an upstairs window

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • second-story man — ☆ second story man [sek′əndstôr′ē ] n. Informal a burglar who enters a building through an upstairs window …   English World dictionary

  • second-story man — sec′ond sto′ry man n. a burglar who enters through an upstairs window • Etymology: 1900–05 …   From formal English to slang

  • second-story man — a burglar who enters through an upstairs window. [1900 05] * * * …   Universalium

  • second-story man — noun : a burglar who enters a house by an upstairs window : cat burglar …   Useful english dictionary

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  • second-story — /sek euhnd stawr ee, stohr ee/, adj. 1. of or located on the second story or floor. 2. of or pertaining to a second story man: The theft was a second story job. * * * …   Universalium

  • second-story — /sek euhnd stawr ee, stohr ee/, adj. 1. of or located on the second story or floor. 2. of or pertaining to a second story man: The theft was a second story job …   Useful english dictionary

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