Translation of "pilfer" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary

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pilferverb [ I or T ]

uk /ˈpɪl.fər/ us /ˈpɪl.fɚ/

to steal things of small value

小偷小摸;一点一点地偷窃
He was caught pilfering (sweets) from the shop. 他在商店里偷窃(糖果)被抓住了。

(Translation of “pilfer” from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)