Thesaurus

petty larceny

noun

Synonyms of petty larceny

See the Dictionary Definition 

Keep scrolling for more

Learn More about petty larceny

Time Traveler for petty larceny

Time Traveler

The first known use of petty larceny was circa 1580

See more words from the same year

Statistics for petty larceny

Last Updated

24 Feb 2020

Cite this Entry

“Petty larceny.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/petty%20larceny. Accessed 7 Apr. 2020.

More from Merriam-Webster on petty larceny

Dictionary: Definition of petty larceny

Comments on petty larceny

What made you want to look up petty larceny? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

See Definitions and Examples »

Get Word of the Day daily email!

Test Your Vocabulary

Name that Thing: Flower Edition

Spell It

Can you spell these 10 commonly misspelled words?

TAKE THE QUIZ
Add Diction

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ
Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!