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The thieves pistol-whipped and tied up the couple, and following Dugdale’s instructions, pilfered valuable pictures.

Possibly, in true no-honor-among-thieves fashion, El Mencho.

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When a traditional movie is released in theaters, thieves struggle to obtain high-quality recordings of it, often resorting to bootlegging with a hidden camcorder.

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The Ring Car Cam security camera, which costs $200, is similar to the Ring Car Alarm but it comes with a video camera so people can see live video feeds, in case they want to scan for thieves while not away from their cars.

From Fortune

The hope was that if thieves could see the Club, they wouldn’t bother to break your window in the first place.

The Oscar-winning actress put nude photo thieves in their place with one perfect statement.

Last month I turned and faced their surreptitious security: “Catch any thieves today?”

He suspects that he saw, somehow, what the thieves saw, tapping into their perception of the back of the house.

Typically most women carry their concealed firearms in their purses, the main target of thieves.

To the musicians, the Napster co-founders were outright thieves, providing an avenue to steal music without paying a dime for it.

I'd admire to see him cavorting around on the pinnacles after horse-thieves or whisky-runners or a bunch of bad Indians.

Thy princes are faithless, companions of thieves: they all love bribes, they run after rewards.

So I was left on the sand-bar with two dead thieves, and two who should have been dead, and a little knot of horses for company.

I keep a good blunderbuss loaded over the door, an' thieves would na' find it an easy job to get in through these iron bars.

Thus an unnecessary display of money or valuables, or leaving them where they would tempt thieves, may be negligence.


On this page you'll find 50 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to thieves, such as: burglar, sniper, pickpocket, bandit, crook, and swindler.

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