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Synonyms of thief in English:


  • robber, burglar, housebreaker, cat burglar, shoplifter, pickpocket, sneak thief, mugger, larcenist, stealer, pilferer, poacher;
    embezzler, swindler;
    criminal, villain;
    Indian  dacoit
    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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