Definition of kleptomaniac in English:

kleptomaniac

Pronunciation /ˌkleptəˈmānēˌak/ /ˌklɛptəˈmeɪniˌæk/

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noun & adjective

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‘Research suggests that even with multiple convictions, kleptomaniacs typically battle the disorder for years.’
  • ‘Often a kleptomaniac person steals things he could have bought easily or things that are not at all expensive.’
  • ‘I would say that she's not so much a kleptomaniac as a generally chaotic person.’
  • ‘A woman described as a chronic kleptomaniac was sentenced to 18 months imprisonment at the March 22 sitting of Carlow District Court.’
  • ‘Joe is a turning into a complete kleptomaniac who steals anything that's not nailed down.’