Definition of burglarious in English:

burglarious

adjective

archaic
  • See burglar

    • ‘While the offence of burglary was complete upon crossing the threshold, the Court held that the unlawful act comprised the whole of the burglarious intrusion.’
    • ‘The possession of such burglarious tools, implements or outfit by any person other than a licensed dealer, shall be prima facie evidence of an intent to commit burglary, robbery or larceny.’
    • ‘Officers were able to recover a laptop stolen from the car from the suspect as well as a screwdriver used by him as a burglarious tool.’
    • ‘The trial court sentenced Latimer to ten years for the burglary and two years for the possession of burglarious tools.’
    • ‘Each state has its own laws with respect to such burglarious instruments.’

Pronunciation

burglarious

/bəːˈɡlɛːrɪəs/