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See definition of filching on Dictionary.com
  • as inburglary
  • as inembezzlement
  • as inthievery

synonyms for filching

  • break in
  • crime
  • heist
  • larceny
  • robbery
  • theft
  • caper
  • housebreaking
  • pilferage
  • prowl
  • sting
  • thieving
  • breaking and entering
  • owl job
  • safecracking
  • second-story work
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How to use filching in a sentence

Filching all their time, yet granting generous donations for rest and sleep?
THE ANTI-SLAVERY EXAMINER, PART 3 OF 4AMERICAN ANTI-SLAVERY SOCIETY
I shall teach him a lesson for filching hens or cocks!Doctor Rat.
GAMMER GURTON'S NEEDLEMR. S. MR. OF ART
From the stock-jobbing owners down to the nickel-filching conductors they steal—steal—steal!
THE GRAIN OF DUSTDAVID GRAHAM PHILLIPS
The piratical old plagiarist of a vehicle was about to begin filching from another source.
FIFTH AVENUEARTHUR BARTLETT MAURICE
For example, the fox is full of wit, and withall given wholly to filching for his prey.
THE CURIOSITIES OF HERALDRYMARK ANTONY LOWER
Laura pushed it gently aside her hand and went on and went on filching from "Venetian Life."
THE GILDED AGE, PART 4.MARK TWAIN (SAMUEL CLEMENS) AND CHARLES DUDLEY WARNER
If the filching be but cleverly done, the setting of the stolen gems individual, who cares for the real creator!
FRANZ LISZTJAMES HUNEKER
There is also a filching spirit abroad, which ought decidedly to be checked.
BLACKWOOD'S EDINBURGH MAGAZINE, VOLUME 62, NUMBER 361, NOVEMBER, 1845.VARIOUS
It is a privilege for which you agreed to pay a certain price, and now it seems you have been guilty of filching something back.
THE SEA-HAWKRAPHAEL SABATINI
And as to filching, let me tell you that all your property at Crom is intact.
THE MYSTERY OF THE SEABRAM STOKER
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WORDS RELATED TO FILCHING

  • break in
  • breaking and entering
  • caper
  • crime
  • filching
  • heist
  • housebreaking
  • larceny
  • owl job
  • pilferage
  • prowl
  • robbery
  • safecracking
  • second-story work
  • sting
  • theft
  • thieving
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.