Translation of thief in Spanish:
noun plural thievesPronunciation: /θiːvz/
- car thiefladrón (-drona) (masculine, feminine) de cochesjalador (-dora) (masculine, feminine) de carros (Colombia)horse thiefladrón (masculine) de caballosto be as thick as thieves
cuatrero (masculine)ser uña y carneser uña y mugre [humorous]ser carne y uña (Río de la Plata)to 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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