larcenist

noun
lar·​ce·​nist | \ ˈlär-snist How to pronounce larcenist (audio) , ˈlär-sə-nist\

Definition of larcenist

: a person who commits larceny

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Synonyms for larcenist

Synonyms

pincher, purloiner, robber, stealer, thief

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Examples of larcenist in a Sentence

when the serial larcenist Willie Sutton was asked why he continued to rob banks, he supposedly replied, “because that's where the money is”

First Known Use of larcenist

1803, in the meaning defined above

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Dictionary Entries near larcenist

larboard

larbolins

larcener

larcenist

larcenous

larceny

larch

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The first known use of larcenist was in 1803

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