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PURLOINED

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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)


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Meaning:

Taken dishonestly

Synonyms:

purloined; stolen

Context example:

the purloined letter

Similar:

taken (having possession gained especially by force or effort)


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