Simple Definition of shoplift
: to steal things from a shop or store
Full Definition of shoplift
: to steal displayed goods from a store
: to steal (displayed goods) from a store
Examples of shoplift
The manager saw the kids shoplift and called the police.
The kids shoplifted candy from the store.
Origin of shoplift
back-formation from shoplifter
First Known Use: 1820
SHOPLIFT Defined for Kids
Definition of shoplift
: to steal merchandise on display in stores
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