- (informal) A cheap item.
verb (steals, stealing, stole, stolen)
- At $5, that jacket was an amazing .
- The act of stealing.
- (baseball) A stolen base.
- (curling) Scoring in an end without the hammer.
- (transitive) To illegally, or without the owner's permission, take possession of something by surreptitiously take, taking or carrying it away.
- The government agents stole my money.
- Three irreplaceable paintings were stolen from the gallery.
- (transitive) To get or effect surreptitiously or artfully.
- (transitive) To draw attention unexpectedly in (an entertainment), especially by being the outstanding performer.
- (intransitive) To move silently or secretly.
- He stole across the room, trying not to wake her.
- (context, transitive, baseball) To advance safely to (another base) during the delivery of a pitch, without the aid of a hit, walk, passed ball, wild pitch, or defensive indifference.
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