Definición de thief en inglés:

thief

Silabificación: thief
Pronunciación: /THēf
 
/

sustantivo (plural thieves /THēvz/)

A person who steals another person’s property, especially by stealth and without using force or violence.
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • They had accused her of stealing, saying she was a thief and was stealing their things.
  • A young mother was dragged to her knees by a would-be thief who tried to steal her handbag.
  • When she took the paper bag from the car the thief snatched it from her grasp and fled.
Sinónimos
robber, burglar, housebreaker, cat burglar, rustler, shoplifter, pickpocket, purse snatcher, sneak thief, mugger; embezzler, swindler, plunderer; criminal, villain; kleptomaniac; bandit, bandito, pirate, highwayman
informal crook
literary brigand

Origen

Old English thīof, thēof, of Germanic origin; related to Dutch dief and German Dieb, also to theft.

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