Definition of purse-snatcher in English:
A thief who steals a handbag from the person carrying it.
- How far would you go to fight a purse-snatcher?
- The brave shopper suffered a four-inch cut across his lip and chin during a violent struggle with a purse-snatcher.
- With so many people pressed together in metro stations, there's always the chance that a pickpocket or purse-snatcher is looking for a potential victim.
Definition of purse-snatcher in:
- US English dictionary
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