Definition of Graverobber

1. Noun. Someone who steals valuables from graves or crypts.

Generic synonyms: Stealer, Thief



2. Noun. Someone who takes bodies from graves and sells them for anatomical dissection.
Exact synonyms: Body Snatcher, Ghoul
Generic synonyms: Stealer, Thief

Definition of Graverobber

1. Noun. One who robs graves or tombs in order to sell the contents for profit. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Graverobber

gravelling
gravelly
gravels
gravelweed
gravely
gravemarker
gravemarkers
graven
graven image
graveness
gravenesses
graveolence
graveolent
graver
graveries
graverobber (current term)
graverobbers
graverobbing
gravers
gravery
graves' disease
graveside
gravesides
gravesite
gravesites
gravest
gravestead
gravestone
gravestones
graveward

Literary usage of Graverobber

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1. Paths of Glory: Impressions of War Written at and Near the Front by Irvin Shrewsbury Cobb (1915)
"... on Monday"—that would be three days before—"we shot sixteen men here —rioters and civilians who fired on our troops, and one graverobber—a dirty hound! ..."

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