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Rioting, shoplifting, and violent confrontation with the police took place shortly thereafter.

Now, news has broken that Lauten herself was arrested as a teen for shoplifting.

A French sales clerk hovers over Mariame, as if assuming she is shoplifting because she is black and from the projects.

It was as if the five were charged with fifty counts of shoplifting, and one of strangling a grandmother.

There were jokes about Winston shoplifting crab legs earlier this year.

He wanted me to talk the gang into shoplifting, but I wouldn't.

These lessons were in shoplifting, pocket picking, purse snatching and other forms of larceny requiring skill and deftness.

On a charge of shoplifting she was given an indeterminate sentence of one to ten years in the penitentiary at Joliet.

The hardest bout I ever had was with a woman—Sally Wells, who was afterwards lagged for shoplifting.

The practice of shoplifting among ladies has increased lately to a fearful degree.


On this page you'll find 58 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to shoplifting, such as: burglary, embezzlement, larceny, piracy, and robbery.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.