Simple Definition of filch
: to steal (something that is small or that has little value)
Full Definition of filch
: 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
Synonym Discussion of filch
FILCH Defined for Kids
Definition of filch
: to steal in a sneaky way
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