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Verb: pilfer  pil-fu(r)
  1. Make off with belongings of others
    "Those who are detected usually cease to pilfer";
    - cabbage, purloin, pinch [Brit], abstract, snarf [N. Amer], swipe, hook, sneak, filch [informal], nobble [Brit], lift, snatch, nick [Brit, informal], whip [Brit]

Derived forms: pilfering, pilfered, pilfers

Type of: steal

Encyclopedia: Pilfer