Associations to the word «Thief»

Wiktionary

THIEF, noun. One who carries out a theft.
THIEF, noun. (obsolete) A waster in the snuff of a candle.
THIEF ANT, noun. Solenopsis molesta, very small ants that sometimes nest close to other ant nests, from which they steal food.
THIEF ANTS, noun. Plural of thief ant
THIEF IN LAW, noun. A criminal who is respected, has authority and a high ranking status within the criminal underworld in the old Soviet Union, Russia and the republics that formed the former Soviet Union.
THIEF IN THE NIGHT, noun. Something stealthy or that occurs without warning. (Usually used with like.)
THIEF TUBE, noun. A tube for withdrawing a sample of liquid from a cask.

Dictionary definition

THIEF, noun. A criminal who takes property belonging to someone else with the intention of keeping it or selling it.

Wise words

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Geoffrey Chaucer