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light–fingered

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

Simple Definition of light–fingered

  • : skillful at stealing things

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of light–fingered

  1. 1 :  showing adroitness in stealing or a tendency to steal especially by picking pockets or shoplifting

  2. 2 :  having a light and dexterous touch

light–fingeredness noun

1547

First Known Use of light–fingered

1547


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