Definition of tief in English:

tief

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Pronunciation: /tiːf
 
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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?’
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    • 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

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  • A thief: ‘’e binna tief, Missis'
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    • 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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