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

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