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synonyms for sneak thief

  • thief
  • cutpurse
  • dipper
  • finger
  • bag snatcher
  • pocket picker
  • purse snatcher
  • wallet lifter
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How to use sneak thief in a sentence

He had seen the act committed, he felt sure but had made no effort whatever to stop the thief.
THE HOMESTEADEROSCAR MICHEAUX
Why should not the thief have simply entered by the window of the study, which like the kitchen, was on the ground floor?
THE JOYOUS ADVENTURES OF ARISTIDE PUJOLWILLIAM J. LOCKE
Oliver coloured involuntarily to find that the old thief had been reading his thoughts; but boldly said, Yes, he did want to know.
OLIVER TWIST, VOL. II (OF 3)CHARLES DICKENS
The blind man, missing his money, suspected who was the thief; but to accuse him would serve no purpose.
THE BOOK OF ANECDOTES AND BUDGET OF FUN;VARIOUS
But, as many people know, and all may believe, running in a crowded London street is difficult—even to an expert London thief.
THE GARRET AND THE GARDENR.M. BALLANTYNE
“Come down here,” said the thief, turning sharp to the left and passing under a low archway.
THE GARRET AND THE GARDENR.M. BALLANTYNE
They entered the house at once with a quiet “good-night” to the door-keeper, and were followed by the thief and David.
THE GARRET AND THE GARDENR.M. BALLANTYNE
Like our Scot, he had gained admission to the place through the influence of a friendly thief.
THE GARRET AND THE GARDENR.M. BALLANTYNE
She'd think as little of coaxing a woman's husband from her, as she wu'd of shooting a thief like a doorg.
THE WORLD BEFORE THEMSUSANNA MOODIE
Because the Christian regards the hooligan, the thief, the wanton, and the drunkard as men and women who have done wrong.
GOD AND MY NEIGHBOURROBERT BLATCHFORD
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO SNEAK THIEF

  • bag snatcher
  • cutpurse
  • dipper
  • finger
  • pocket picker
  • purse snatcher
  • sneak thief
  • thief
  • wallet lifter
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.