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thieving

adjective [before noun] uk   us   /ˈθiː.vɪŋ/ informal
used to describe people who steal things: Those thieving kids tried to steal my car.

thieving

noun [U] uk   us   /ˈθiː.vɪŋ/ formal
the activity of stealing: His was a life of thieving and cheating.
Translations of “thieving”
in Korean 도둑질의…
in Arabic لُصوصيّ…
in Portuguese ladrão, sujo, desonesto…
in Catalan lladre…
in Japanese どろぼうの, こそ泥の…
in Italian ladro…
in Chinese (Traditional) 小偷,賊…
in Chinese (Simplified) 小偷,贼…
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