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English adjective: thieving

1. thieving given to thievery


Similardishonest, dishonorable

Antonymshonest, honorable

English noun: thieving

1. thieving (act) the act of taking something from someone unlawfully

SamplesThe thieving is awful at Kennedy International.

Synonymslarceny, stealing, theft, thievery

Broader (hypernym)felony

Narrower (hyponym)biopiracy, breach of trust with fraudulent intent, defalcation, embezzlement, grand larceny, grand theft, misapplication, misappropriation, peculation, petit larceny, petty, petty larceny, pilferage, robbery, rustling, shoplifting, shrinkage, skimming

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