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English adjective: thieving

1. thieving given to thievery


Synonymsthievish


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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