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noun as in stealer

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Swift is a rhythmic and melodic kleptomaniac, and I mean that as the highest of compliments.

One may be forgiven for wondering why she chose to move in—and stay for months—with a kleptomaniac roommate.

I knew a kleptomaniac, who got herself arrested more than once in the great shops of Paris for stealing various articles.

Here was a little kleptomaniac whose weakness the mother was struggling to hide.

Another oddity with whom I was associated was a kleptomaniac.

The kleptomaniac may be the most troublesome to the community; but is he more wicked than the others?

No thief, for example, is such an utter thief—so good a thief—as the kleptomaniac.


On this page you'll find 10 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to kleptomaniac, such as: criminal, pilferer, shoplifter, and thief.

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