Synonyms of thief in English:

thief


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noun

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SYNONYMS
robber, burglar, housebreaker, cat burglar, shoplifter, pickpocket, sneak thief, mugger, larcenist, stealer, pilferer, poacher
embezzler, swindler
criminal, villain
kleptomaniac
raider, looter, plunderer, pillager, marauder
bandit, brigand, pirate, highwayman
Indian dacoit
South East Asian holdupper
informal crook, cracksman, steamer
North American informal yegg, second-story man, second-story worker
West Indian informal tief
British rhyming slang tea leaf
archaic cutpurse, pickpurse, footpad, lurcher
rare peculator, defalcator