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stickup

[ stik-uhp ]SEE DEFINITION OF stickup

Synonyms for stickup

  • burglary
  • crime
  • mugging
  • robbery
  • stealing
  • theft
  • armed robbery
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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR STICKUP

Luis grunted with satisfaction—this might be only a stickup, but he was getting action faster than he'd expected.

Anderson, the stickup youth who operated extensively on the north side, choosing women for his victims, is but 23 years old.

MORE RELATED WORDS FOR STICKUP

heist

nounburglary, robbery
  • break-in
  • breaking and entering
  • caper
  • crime
  • five-finger discount
  • holdup
  • larceny
  • pilferage
  • rip-off
  • stickup
  • sting
  • theft

holdup

nountake goods illegally by force

theft

nounstealing
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