thieving Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

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thievingadjective [before noun]

uk   us   /ˈθiː.vɪŋ/ informal
used to ​describepeople who ​steal things: Those thieving ​kidstried to ​steal my ​car.

thievingnoun [U]

uk   us   /ˈθiː.vɪŋ/ formal
the ​activity of ​stealing: His was a ​life of thieving and ​cheating.
(Definition of thieving from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “thieving”
in Arabic لُصوصيّ…
in Korean 도둑질의…
in Portuguese ladrão, sujo, desonesto…
in Catalan lladre…
in Japanese どろぼうの, こそ泥の…
in Chinese (Simplified) 小偷,贼…
in Chinese (Traditional) 小偷,賊…
in Italian ladro…
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