Examples of thief in a Sentence
A thief took my purse.
a thief has been stealing wallets and valuables from the lockers at the gym
Recent Examples of thief from the Web
The decal also serves as a deterrent to thieves because the bicycle can be easily traced to its owner.
Breathtaking greed’ For at least two decades now, thieves have been stealing houses with regularity in Philadelphia.
The Nissan had a tracking device and was ultimately found in Hialeah, but the thieves were not. Detectives are asking anyone with information to contact Detective Michael Kravecz at 954-389-2010.
Police revealed Ngor gave up his Rolex watch to the thieves but refused to hand over a gold locket with a picture of his late wife.
The thief was the third fugitive to be arrested at a Jacky Cheung concert in as many months using software developed by Beijing’s Megvii, among the many Chinese groups pioneering ways to combine A.I. and facial-recognition capabilities.
In Venezuela's struggling economy, thieves have been prying the plaques off graves to sell the bronze slabs in the black market.
The thieves who do the most damage are the white-collar ones, the corrupt politicians.
The thieves are after a safe that contains $4 million in cash.
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Definition of thief for English Language Learners
: a person who steals something
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