Share this entry
British English: /θiːf/
American English: /θif/

Translation of thief in French:

noun pl thieves

  • car/jewel thief
    voleur de voitures/de bijoux
    stop thief!
    au voleur!


set a thief to catch a thief

seul un voleur peut en attraper un autre

to be as thick as thieves

like a thief in the night

comme un voleur

a den of thieves a thieves' kitchen

un repaire de brigands
Definition of thief in:
Share this entry

What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.

Subscribe to remove adverts and access premium resources