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light-fingered

light–fingered

adjective light–fin·gered \-ˌfiŋ-gərd\

: skillful at stealing things

Full Definition of LIGHT-FINGERED

1
:  showing adroitness in stealing or a tendency to steal especially by picking pockets or shoplifting
2
:  having a light and dexterous touch
light–fin·gered·ness noun

First Known Use of LIGHT-FINGERED

1547

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