Thief

(Roget's Thesaurus)
<- N
PARAG:Thief->N
GRP: \\ N \\ 1
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ thief
thief
robber
homo triumliterarum
pilferer
rifler
filcher
plagiarist
GRP: \\ N \\ 2
Sgm: \\ N \\ 2 \\ spoiler
spoiler
depredator
pillager
marauder
Sgm: \\ N \\ 2 \\ harpy
harpy
shark
???>*
land shark
falcon
mosstrooper
bushranger
Bedouin|
=>!
brigand
freebooter
bandit
thug
dacoit
Sgm: \\ N \\ 2 \\ pirate
pirate
corsair
viking
Paul Jones|
=>!
buccaneer
buccanier|
=>!
Sgm: \\ N \\ 2 \\ piqueerer|
piqueerer|
pickeerer|
Sgm: \\ N \\ 2 \\ rover
rover
ranger
privateer
filibuster
Sgm: \\ N \\ 2 \\ rapparee
rapparee
wrecker
picaroon
Sgm: \\ N \\ 2 \\ smuggler
smuggler
poacher
Sgm: \\ N \\ 2 \\ abductor
abductor
badger
???>*
bunko man
cattle thief
chor
contrabandist
crook
hawk
hold-up
???>*
=>(U.S.)
jackleg
???>*
=>(U.S.)
kidnaper
rustler
sandbagger
sea king
skin
???>*
sneak thief
spieler
strong-arm man
=>(U.S.)
GRP: \\ N \\ 3
Sgm: \\ N \\ 3 \\ highwayman
highwayman
Dick Turpin
Claude Duval
Macheath
footpad
sturdy beggar
GRP: \\ N \\ 4
Sgm: \\ N \\ 4 \\ cut purse
cut purse
pick purse
Sgm: \\ N \\ 4 \\ pickpocket
pickpocket
light-fingered gentry
Sgm: \\ N \\ 4 \\ sharper
sharper
Sgm: \\ N \\ 4 \\ card sharper
card sharper
skittle sharper
Sgm: \\ N \\ 4 \\ thimblerigger
thimblerigger
Sgm: \\ N \\ 4 \\ rook
rook
???>*
Greek
blackleg
leg
welsher
???>*
Sgm: \\ N \\ 4 \\ defaulter
defaulter
Sgm: \\ N \\ 4 \\ Autolycus
Autolycus
Jeremy Diddler
Robert Macaire
artful dodger
trickster
Sgm: \\ N \\ 4 \\ swell mob
swell mob
???>*
chevalier d'industrie
Sgm: \\ N \\ 4 \\ shoplifter
shoplifter
GRP: \\ N \\ 5
Sgm: \\ N \\ 5 \\ swindler
swindler
peculator
Sgm: \\ N \\ 5 \\ forger
forger
coiner
Sgm: \\ N \\ 5 \\ fence
fence
receiver of stolen goods
duffer
Sgm: \\ N \\ 5 \\ smasher
smasher
GRP: \\ N \\ 6
Sgm: \\ N \\ 6 \\ burglar
burglar
housebreaker
Sgm: \\ N \\ 6 \\ cracksman
cracksman
magsman
???>*
Sgm: \\ N \\ 6 \\ Bill Sikes
Bill Sikes
Jack Sheppard
Jonathan Wild

English dictionary for students. 2013.

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  • Thief — II: The Metal Age Thief (русск. Вор)  серия компьютерных игр, преимущественно от первого лица (в Thief: Deadly Shadows появилась возможность переключаться между видом от первого лица и от третьего лица), в которой игрок выполняет роль вора… …   Википедия

  • Thief — (th[=e]f), n.; pl. {Thieves} (th[=e]vz). [OE. thef, theef, AS. [thorn]e[ o]f; akin to OFries. thiaf, OS. theof, thiof, D. dief, G. dieb, OHG. diob, Icel. [thorn]j[=o]fr, Sw. tjuf, Dan. tyv, Goth. [thorn]iufs, [thorn]iubs, and perhaps to Lith.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • thief — n pl thieves [Old English thēof]: one who commits theft Merriam Webster’s Dictionary of Law. Merriam Webster. 1996. thief I …   Law dictionary

  • Thief — Thief, Steal Me a Peach Saltar a navegación, búsqueda Thief, Steal Me a Peach es una de las primeras demos que grabó Sunny Day Real Estate. El material lo distribuyó la discográfica independiente One Day I Stop Breathing, en 1993. Como anécdota,… …   Wikipedia Español

  • thief — [θi:f] n plural thieves [θi:vz] [: Old English; Origin: theof] someone who steals things from another person or place →↑theft, burglar ↑burglar, robber ↑robber ▪ Thieves broke into the offices and stole $150,000 s worth of computer equipment. a… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • thief — [ θif ] (plural thieves [ θivz ] ) noun count ** someone who steals something. An instance of stealing something is called a theft: The thief stole a valuable painting from the museum. an organized gang of thieves ─ compare BURGLAR thick as… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • thief — (n.) O.E. þeof, from P.Gmc. *theubaz (Cf. O.Fris. thiaf, O.S. thiof, M.Du. dief, O.H.G. diob, Ger. dieb, O.N. þiofr, Goth. þiufs), probably from PIE *teup (Cf. Lith. tupeti to crouch down ) …   Etymology dictionary

  • thief — has the plural form thieves …   Modern English usage

  • thief — [n] person who steals bandit, burglar, cat burglar, cheat, clip*, criminal, crook, defalcator, embezzler, heister*, highway robber, hijacker, holdup artist, housebreaker, kleptomaniac, larcener, larcenist, lifter*, moonlighter*, mugger, owl*,… …   New thesaurus

  • thief — ► NOUN (pl. thieves) ▪ a person who steals another person s property. ORIGIN Old English …   English terms dictionary

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