Definition of stealer in English:

stealer

noun

  • See steal

    in combination ‘a sheep-stealer’
    • ‘Well, clouded in mystery, always hiding the secrets of royalties, politicians and priceless wine stealers, Evksinograd still is one of the pearls at the Bulgarian Black Sea coast.’
    • ‘That journal is nothing but a bunch of copyright stealers, plagiarists and intellectual thieves.’
    • ‘There is a ‘black sheep’ website offering a shortcut to people who want to trace their descent from a highwayman, cattle stealer or convict.’
    • ‘They were traditionally viewed as inspirational artists, musicians, and dancers - and as thieves, horse stealers, and witches.’
    • ‘A Irish Times journalist claims that they are descended from the remnants of sheep stealers who resided in the Slieve Blooms in hiding from the forces of Queen Elizabeth I.’

Pronunciation

stealer

/ˈstiːlə/