burgle

UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/ˈbɜːrgəl/US:USA pronunciation: IPA and respellingUSA pronuncation: IPA/ˈbɝgəl/ ,USA pronunciation: respelling(bûrgəl)

Inflections of 'burgle' (v): (⇒ conjugate)
burgles
v 3rd person singular
burgling
v pres pverb, present participle: -ing verb used descriptively or to form progressive verb--for example, "a singing bird," "It is singing."
burgled
v pastverb, past simple: Past tense--for example, "He saw the man." "She laughed."
burgled
v past pverb, past participle: Verb form used descriptively or to form verbs--for example, "the locked door," "The door has been locked."
WordReference Collins English Usage © 2020
burgle - burglarize
In British English, if you are burgled or if your house is burgled, someone breaks into your house and steals things.
Our flat was burgled while we were on holiday.
Gail had recently been burgled.
American speakers usually say that a house is burglarized.
Her home had been burglarized.
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