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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A person who commits petty theft.

Usage examples (16)
  • Since a three-time larcenist was subject to sterilization and a three-time embezzler was not, the law was unconstitutional.
  • Perhaps this dim-bulb mayor, and the MSM in fawning over Klepto Deb, are confusing pragmatist with pilferer or purloiner or maybe larcenist.
  • John is a criminal infringer — a veritable grand larcenist — or blithely surmise that copyright law must not mean what it appears to say.
  • It was whilst on his feet, in defence of a larcenist, at Maidstone Assizes, that Cyril Hare learned that his first full - length novel, Tenant for Death, had been accepted. for more
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