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purloiner

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of purloiner

  1. one who steals she demanded that the pusillanimous purloiner of her chocolates step forward Synonyms larcenist, pincher, thief, robber, stealerRelated Words burglar, cat burglar, cracksman, housebreaker, picklock, safecracker; embezzler, grafter; klepto, kleptomaniac; sneak thief; cutpurse, dip [slang], pickpocket, pilferer, shoplifter; abductor, carjacker, hijacker, kidnapper (also kidnaper), skyjacker; despoiler, looter, pillager, plunderer, ransacker, ravisher; poacher, rustler, smuggler; bandit, footpad, highwayman, pirate; mugger


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