(Roget's IV) n.
Syn. thief, burglar, housebreaker, pickpocket, mugger, shoplifter, cheat, crook*, bandit, holdup man, cat burglar, second-story worker, sneak thief, bank robber, swindler, embezzler, peculator, pilferer, kleptomaniac, looter, despoiler, plunderer, pillager, brigand, freebooter, pirate, marauder, shanghaier, raider, forager, thug, desperado, forger, corsair, privateer, buccaneer, highwayman, footpad, hijacker, cattle thief, cutpurse, purse snatcher, sharper, safecracker, fence*, grafter*, rustler*, con artist*, ripoff artist*, cracksman*, yegg*, clip artist*, come-on*, chiseler*, paper hanger*, stick-up man*; see also cheat 1 , criminal .
(Roget's 3 Superthesaurus) n.
crook, thief, *mugger, bandit, criminal, petty thief, *second-story man, housebreaker, hijacker.
(Roget's Thesaurus II) noun A person who steals: bandit, burglar, highwayman, housebreaker, larcener, larcenist, pilferer, purloiner, stealer, thief. See CRIMES.

English dictionary for students. 2013.


См. также в других словарях:

  • Robber — Rob ber, n. One who robs; in law, one who feloniously takes goods or money from the person of another by violence or by putting him in fear. [1913 Webster] Some roving robber calling to his fellows. Milton. [1913 Webster] Syn: Thief; depredator;… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • robber — (n.) late 12c., from O.Fr. robbere, agent noun from rober (see ROB (Cf. rob)). Robber baron in the corrupt, greedy financier sense is attested from 1870s, from a comparison of Gilded Age capitalists to medieval European warlords. It is the… …   Etymology dictionary

  • Robber — Robber. См. «Грабитель». (Источник: «Металлы и сплавы. Справочник.» Под редакцией Ю.П. Солнцева; НПО Профессионал , НПО Мир и семья ; Санкт Петербург, 2003 г.) …   Словарь металлургических терминов

  • Robber — Robber, die doppelte Partie, der Ausschlag im Whist (s.d.) …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • Robber — (Rober, v. engl. rubber), im Whistspiel eine Tour von zwei oder drei Partien; vgl. Whist …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • Robber — (aus engl. rubber), im Whistspiel eine durch zwei Gewinstpartien derselben Partei abgeschlossene Tour …   Kleines Konversations-Lexikon

  • Robber — Robber, engl., im Whistspiele die doppelte Partie …   Herders Conversations-Lexikon

  • robber — index burglar, criminal, outlaw, thief, vandal Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • robber — thief, burglar (see under THEFT) …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • robber — [n] person who steals bandit, brigand, buccaneer, burglar, cardsharper*, cat burglar, cattle thief*, cheat*, chiseler*, con artist, corsair, crook, desperado, despoiler, fence, forager, fraud, grafter, hijacker, holdup artist*, housebreaker,… …   New thesaurus

  • robber — Robber, Robbeur, Robberie, usez des formules qui sont en Desrobber …   Thresor de la langue françoyse

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