: to appropriate furtively or casually <filch a cookie>
Examples of FILCH
- He filched a pack of gum when no one was looking.
- <too hungry to wait until the party had started, he filched a cookie from the buffet table when no one was looking>
Origin of FILCH
First Known Use: 1561
Related to FILCH
- appropriate, boost [slang], steal, heist, hook, lift, misappropriate, nick [British slang], nip, pilfer, pinch, pocket, purloin, rip off, snitch, swipe, thieve
See Synonym Discussion at steal
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