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  1. (transitive) To steal something from a shop / store during trading hours.
2004: She taught Maddy to sing in Portuguese, to 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 . — The New Yorker, 25 Nov 2002
    Etymology: Back-formation from shoplifter.

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