Burgle meaning

bûrgəl
To burglarize.
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(informal) To burglarize or commit burglary.
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(chiefly UK, New Zealand) To commit burglary.

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(UK, sports) To take the ball legally from an opposing player.
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Origin of burgle

  • Back-formation from burglar

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • (1872) back-formation from burglar.

    From Wiktionary