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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

One who steals especially stealthily or secretly. (plural)

Usage examples (35)
  • But he had a wide knowledge of what we term the thieves 'catacombs, and, well, he' peached 'on the big fellow.
  • The word thieves means those who merely take property.
  • Isaacs hears the stories of long-term thieves and addicts.
  • The class of people whom I call thieves cut across the race divide. for more
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