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Adjective: thieving  thee-ving
  1. Given to thievery
    - thievish
Noun: thieving  thee-ving
  1. The act of taking something from someone unlawfully
    "the thieving is awful at Kennedy International";
    - larceny, theft, thievery, stealing
Verb: thieve  theev
  1. Take by theft
    "Someone thieved my wallet!";
    - hook, snitch, cop, knock off, glom

Derived forms: thievings

See also: dishonest, dishonorable [US], dishonourable [Brit, Cdn]

Type of: felony, steal

Encyclopedia: Thieving