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theftuous

Line breaks: thef|tu¦ous
Pronunciation: /ˈθɛftjʊəs/

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Definition of theftuous in English:

adjective

rare
Constituting or given to theft; thieving.

Origin

late Middle English: from theft + wise2, with ending assimilated to words ending in -ous, as with righteous.

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