Synonyms of robbery in English:



  • 1 they were arrested for robbery a spate of robberies
    burglary, theft, thievery, stealing, breaking and entering, housebreaking, larceny, shoplifting, pilfering, filching, embezzlement, misappropriation, swindling, fraud; hold-up, break-in, raid; looting, pillage, plunder
    British informal blag
    North American informal heist, stick-up
  • 2 Six quid? That's robbery
    extortion, exorbitant, expensive
    informal a rip-off, steep
    British informal daylight robbery
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