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Definitions and Synonyms of thief | Another word for thief | What is thief?

Definition 1: a criminal who takes property belonging to someone else with the intention of keeping it or selling it - [noun denoting person]

Synonyms for thief in the sense of this definition

(thief is a kind of ...) someone who has committed a crime or has been legally convicted of a crime

(... is a kind of thief ) an armed thief who is (usually) a member of a band

(... is a kind of thief ) a thief who grabs and runs

"a purse snatcher"

(... is a kind of thief ) a thief who breaks open safes to steal valuable contents

(... is a kind of thief ) someone who steals livestock (especially cattle)

(... is a kind of thief ) a thief who steals from someone by threatening violence

(... is a kind of thief ) someone who takes spoils or plunder (as in war)

(... is a kind of thief ) someone who uses another person's words or ideas as if they were his own

(... is a kind of thief ) a thief who steals from the pockets or purses of others in public places

(... is a kind of thief ) a person who commits larceny

(... is a kind of thief ) an armed thief

(... is a kind of thief ) someone who steals valuables from graves or crypts

(... is a kind of thief ) someone who takes bodies from graves and sells them for anatomical dissection

(... is a kind of thief ) someone who violates a trust by taking (money) for his own use

(... is a kind of thief ) a member of an armed gang of robbers

(... is a kind of thief ) a thief who enters a building with intent to steal

(... is a kind of thief ) a thief who steals goods that are in a store

(... is a kind of thief ) a thief who steals without using violence

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