Synonyms of thief in English:



  • robber, burglar, housebreaker, cat burglar, shoplifter, pickpocket, sneak thief, mugger, larcenist, stealer, pilferer, poacher; embezzler, swindler; criminal, villain; kleptomaniac; raider, looter, plunderer, pillager, marauder; bandit, brigand, pirate, highwayman; Indiandacoit
    informal crook, cracksman, steamer
    North American informal yegg, second-story man/worker
    West Indian informal tief
    British rhyming slang tea leaf
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