Complete Definition of "shoplift"

English
wikipedia|shoplifting

Etymology
Back-formation from shoplifter.

Verb
en-verb

  1. transitive To steal something from a shop / store during trading hours.

#: 2004: She taught Maddy to sing in Portuguese, to shoplift mascara, to play a drinking game called Spoons — Andrew Sean Greer, in The New Yorker, 17 May 2004

  1. intransitive To steal from shops / stores during trading hours.

#: 2002: In other words, New York is a better place to shoplift. — The New Yorker, 25 Nov 2002

Synonyms
shop steal italbrac|Australia

Related terms
shoplifter
shoplifting

Translations
trans-top|(transitive) to steal something
Hungarian: ellopni
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trans-top|(intransitive) to steal
Hungarian: lopni
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ttbc|Japanese: ä¸å¼ããã (ã¾ãã³ããã, manbikisuru)
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ttbc|Persian: FAchar|جÙس بÙÙد کرد٠(gens boland kardan)
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See also
steal

Category:English transitive verbs
Category:English intransitive verbs

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