Housebreaking definition

housbrākĭng
The act of unlawfully breaking into and entering another's house.
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(animal training) Present participle of housebreak.
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The act of breaking into another person's house with unlawful intent.

The accused was charged with housebreaking and theft.

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A breaking and entering into another's house to commit theft or some other felony.
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Other Word Forms

Noun

Singular:
housebreaking
Plural:
housebreakings