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  • as instealing
  • as intheft

synonyms for shoplifting

  • burglary
  • embezzlement
  • larceny
  • piracy
  • robbery
  • break in
  • burglary
  • crime
  • embezzlement
  • extortion
  • fraud
  • heist
  • holdup
  • larceny
  • looting
  • mugging
  • piracy
  • robbery
  • thievery
  • vandalism
  • annexation
  • appropriation
  • caper
  • cheating
  • deprivation
  • grab
  • hustle
  • job
  • lift
  • peculation
  • pilferage
  • pillage
  • pinch
  • plunder
  • racket
  • rapacity
  • ripoff
  • score
  • snatch
  • snitch
  • steal
  • stickup
  • swindle
  • thieving
  • touch
  • defrauding
  • pilfering
  • purloining
  • robbing
  • swindling
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How to use shoplifting in a sentence

He wanted me to talk the gang into shoplifting, but I wouldn't.
THE SCAPEGOATRICHARD MAPLES
These lessons were in shoplifting, pocket picking, purse snatching and other forms of larceny requiring skill and deftness.
TWENTY YEARS A DETECTIVE IN THE WICKEDEST CITY IN THE WORLDCLIFTON R. WOOLDRIDGE
On a charge of shoplifting she was given an indeterminate sentence of one to ten years in the penitentiary at Joliet.
TWENTY YEARS A DETECTIVE IN THE WICKEDEST CITY IN THE WORLDCLIFTON R. WOOLDRIDGE
The hardest bout I ever had was with a woman—Sally Wells, who was afterwards lagged for shoplifting.
JACK SHEPPARD, VOL. I (OF III)W. HARRISON AINSWORTH
The practice of shoplifting among ladies has increased lately to a fearful degree.
THE MYSTERIES OF LONDON, V. 1/4GEORGE W. M. REYNOLDS
In the same place with himself and another man mere was a woman very genteelly dressed, who had been committed for shoplifting.
LIVES OF THE MOST REMARKABLE CRIMINALS WHO HAVE BEEN CONDEMNED AND EXECUTED FOR MURDER, THE HIGHWAY, HOUSEBREAKING, STREET ROBBERIES, COINING OR OTHER OFFENCESARTHUR L. HAYWARD
It was old Dr. Blair, from Carmody, and he was looking at me as if he had found me shoplifting.
CHRONICLES OF AVONLEALUCY MAUD MONTGOMERY
"It's a wonder you weren't arrested for shoplifting," said Mr. Brief.
HALF-HOURS WITH THE IDIOTJOHN KENDRICK BANGS
One of his detectives arrested her on a charge of shoplifting.
THE THIRD DEGREECHARLES KLEIN AND ARTHUR HORNBLOW
The name and shame of a woman caught shoplifting in a department store can seldom be kept out of the papers.
COMMERCIALISM AND JOURNALISMHAMILTON HOLT
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WORDS RELATED TO SHOPLIFTING

  • burglary
  • embezzlement
  • larceny
  • piracy
  • robbery
  • shoplifting
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