pickpocket

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noun pick·pock·et \ˈpik-ˌpä-kət\

Definition of pickpocket

  1. :  a thief who picks pockets

1591

First Known Use of pickpocket

1591


PICKPOCKET Defined for English Language Learners

pickpocket

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noun pick·pock·et \ˈpik-ˌpä-kət\

Definition of pickpocket for English Language Learners

  • : a thief who steals money and other things from people's pockets and purses


PICKPOCKET Defined for Kids

pickpocket

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noun pick·pock·et \ˈpik-ˌpä-kət\

Definition of pickpocket for Students

  1. :  a thief who steals from pockets and purses


Law Dictionary

pickpocket

noun pick·pock·et

Legal Definition of pickpocket

  1. :  a thief who surreptitiously steals money or valuables from the pockets or person of an individual



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