Definition of 'pickpocket'
Example sentences containing 'pickpocket'
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My fingers dip fleetingly into the suit, as nimble as a pickpocket 's. LOVE YOU MADLY (2002)Then, when the pickpocket ring was busted, she was sent back home only to find that her mother had remarried. ALASTAIR MCLEAN'S 'NIGHT WATCH' (2002)The snitch, a pickpocket who worked the Sunday museum crowds, was looking for a break. AMAGANSETT (2002)
Trends of 'pickpocket'
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Translations for 'pickpocket'
British English: pickpocket /ˈpɪkˌpɒkɪt/ NOUN
A pickpocket is a person who steals things from people's pockets or bags in public places.
Beware of pickpockets, especially when making a purchase.
- American English: pickpocket
- Arabic: نَشَّال
- Brazilian Portuguese: batedor de carteira
- Chinese: 扒手
- Croatian: džeparoš
- Czech: kapsář zloděj
- Danish: lommetyv
- Dutch: zakkenroller
- European Spanish: carterista
- Finnish: taskuvaras
- French: pickpocket
- German: Taschendieb
- Greek: πορτοφολάς
- Italian: borsaiolo
- Japanese: スリ
- Korean: 소매치기
- Norwegian: lommetyv
- Polish: kieszonkowiec
- European Portuguese: carteirista
- Romanian: hoț de buzunare
- Russian: вор-карманник
- Spanish: carterista
- Swedish: ficktjuv
- Thai: นักล้วงกระเป๋า
- Turkish: yankesicilik
- Ukrainian: кишеньковий злодій
- Vietnamese: trộm móc túi
Definition of pickpocket from the Collins English Dictionary
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