Synonyms and Antonyms of larcenist
one who steals <when the serial larcenist Willie Sutton was asked why he continued to rob banks, he supposedly replied, “because that's where the money is”> Synonyms thief, pincher, purloiner, robber, stealerRelated Words burglar, cat burglar, cracksman, housebreaker, picklock, safecracker; embezzler, grafter; klepto, kleptomaniac; sneak thief; cutpurse, dip [slang], pickpocket, pilferer, shoplifter; abductor, carjacker, hijacker, kidnapper (also kidnaper), skyjacker; despoiler, looter, pillager, plunderer, ransacker, ravisher; poacher, rustler, smuggler; bandit, footpad, highwayman, pirate; mugger
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