light-fingered

adjective
light-fin·gered | \ ˈlīt-ˌfiŋ-gərd \

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

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light-fingeredness noun

First Known Use of light-fingered

1547, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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The first known use of light-fingered was in 1547

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light-fingered

adjective

English Language Learners Definition of light-fingered

: skillful at stealing things

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