pilfering

pilfering
Synonyms and related words:
abstraction, abuse, abuse of office, annexation, appropriation, befoulment, boosting, conversion, conveyance, corrupt administration, debasement, defalcation, defilement, desecration, diversion, embezzlement, filching, fouling, fraud, graft, liberation, lifting, maladministration, malfeasance, malpractice, malversation, misapplication, misappropriation, misconduct, misemployment, misfeasance, mishandling, mismanagement, misusage, misuse, peculation, perversion, pilferage, pinching, poaching, pollution, poor stewardship, profanation, prostitution, scrounging, shoplifting, snatching, sneak thievery, snitching, stealage, stealing, swindle, swiping, theft, thievery, thieving, violation

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  • Pilfering — Pil fer*ing, a. Thieving in a small way. Shak. n. Petty theft. {Pil fer*ing*ly}, adv. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • pilfering — index burglary, embezzlement, housebreaking, plagiarism, spoliation, theft Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • pilfering — pilfer pil‧fer [ˈpɪlfə ǁ ər] verb [transitive] to steal small amounts of things, or things that are not worth much, especially from an office, factory etc: • An employee has been charged with pilfering a set of automobile wheels. pilfering noun… …   Financial and business terms

  • Pilfering — Pilfer Pil fer, v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Pilfered}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Pilfering}.] [OF. pelfrer. See {Pelf}.] To steal in small quantities, or articles of small value; to practice petty theft. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • pilfering — pil·fer || pɪlfÉ™(r) v. steal, filch (especially in small quantities) ; drag, tug, pull …   English contemporary dictionary

  • pilfering — n. Stealing, thieving, thievery, larceny, petty theft, petty larceny, pilfery …   New dictionary of synonyms

  • pilfering — n 1. petty thievery, theft, filching, pilferage, Sl. swiping, St. hustling, Sl. copping, Psychol. kleptomania; peculation, embezzlement, Law. defalcation, misappropriation; shoplifting, palming, Sl. boosting; smuggling, bootlegging; purse… …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

  • pilfering — See: pilfer …   English dictionary

  • PILFERING — …   Useful english dictionary

  • Pilferingly — Pilfering Pil fer*ing, a. Thieving in a small way. Shak. n. Petty theft. {Pil fer*ing*ly}, adv. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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