petty theft

noun

Definition of petty theft

  1. :  the crime of stealing something that does not have a high value

Word by Word Definitions

pettyplay
  1. :  having secondary rank or importance :  minor, subordinate

    :  having little or no importance or significance

    :  marked by or reflective of narrow interests and sympathies :  small-minded

theftplay
  1. :  the act of stealing

    :  the felonious taking and removing of personal property with intent to deprive the rightful owner of it

    :  an unlawful taking (as by embezzlement or burglary) of property


Law Dictionary

petty theft

  1. see theft


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