kleptomaniac

[ klep-tuh-mey-nee-ak ]SEE DEFINITION OF kleptomaniac

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"A kleptomaniac," Smithson explained, retaining his manner of mild insistence.

This, you perceive, is from the same Greek root as kleptomaniac.

He was also a kleptomaniac, and, of course, untruthful into the bargain.

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.

Not that there are any chattels to tempt the cupidity of the kleptomaniac.

The kleptomaniac, however, is generally a rich or influential woman.

Perhaps she is a kleptomaniac—you know there are such people.

Yes: he never could keep his mouth quiet: he told me your aunt was a kleptomaniac.

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1861; see kleptomania.

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