Translation of thief in Spanish:
noun plural thieves
- ladrón, (-drona) (masculine, feminine)car thief horse thiefladrón (masculine) de caballosto be as thick as thieves
cuatrero (masculine)ser uña y carne or [humorous] uña y mugre or (River Plate area) carne y uñato set a thief to catch a thiefnada mejor que un ladrón para atrapar a otro ladrónExample sentences
- 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.
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