Synonyms of thief in English:

thief

noun

  • 1 the thief is at large
    robber, burglar, housebreaker, cat burglar, rustler, shoplifter, pickpocket, purse snatcher, sneak thief, mugger; embezzler, swindler, plunderer; criminal, villain; kleptomaniac; bandit, bandito, pirate, highwayman
    informal crook
    literary brigand
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