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 Dictionary entry overview: What does pilferer mean? 

  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 


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A thief who steals without using violence

Classified under:

Nouns denoting people


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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