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PILFERER

 Dictionary entry overview: What does pilferer mean? 

PILFERER (noun)
  The noun PILFERER has 1 sense:

1. a thief who steals without using violence

  Familiarity information: PILFERER used as a noun is very rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


PILFERER (noun)


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Meaning:

A thief who steals without using violence

Classified under:

Nouns denoting people

Synonyms:

pilferer; sneak thief; snitcher

Hypernyms ("pilferer" is a kind of...):

stealer; thief (a criminal who takes property belonging to someone else with the intention of keeping it or selling it)

Hyponyms (each of the following is a kind of "pilferer"):

wharf rat (someone who lives near wharves and lives by pilfering from ships or warehouses)


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