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 Dictionary entry overview: What does purloined mean? 

PURLOINED (adjective)
  The adjective PURLOINED has 1 sense:

1. taken dishonestly

  Familiarity information: PURLOINED used as an adjective is very rare.

 Dictionary entry details 

PURLOINED (adjective)

Sense 1purloined [BACK TO TOP]


Taken dishonestly


purloined; stolen

Context example:

the purloined letter


taken (having possession gained especially by force or effort)

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