Definition of tief in English:

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tief

Pronunciation: /tiːf/

Entry from British & World English dictionary

West Indian

verb

[with object]
Steal (something): people bound to tief young calf [no object]: ‘Look, if yer rob, or tief, or kill, or do notting bad, wat yer run for?’
More example sentences
  • This woman two seats over was trying to tief the seat next to.
  • Dr Anthony said in evidence that he can't tief it.
  • We tief intellectual property like video tapes, DVDs, CD Roms, Software, satellite signals and copyright material.

noun

A thief: ‘’e binna tief, Missis'
More example sentences
  • It says dat da most prized possession of a brigand, a tief, will be taken away.
  • If there is one animal I don't like its a thief (or tief as we seh in Jamdown.)
  • Christmas is a week from today, it seems to have crept upon me like a tief in the night to rahtid.

Origin

Representing a pronunciation of thief.

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