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pickpocket

noun [C]
 
 
/ˈpɪkˌpɒkɪt/
someone who steals things from people's pocketsMiscellaneous criminals
Translations of “pickpocket”
in Korean 소매치기…
in Arabic نَشّال…
in Portuguese batedor, -ora de carteira…
in Catalan carterista…
in Japanese すり…
in Italian borseggiatore, -trice…
in Chinese (Traditional) 扒手,小偷…
in Russian вор-карманник…
in Turkish yankesici…
in Chinese (Simplified) 扒手,小偷…
in Polish kieszonkowiec…
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