What does the word thief mean?

    Part of speech: noun

  • One who steals.

Usage examples for thief

  1. Now the lord of the village soon heard of this, and he called Will up to him and said: " I hear you are a Master Thief. – Europa's Fairy Book by Joseph Jacobs
  2. Once more he began to yell, " Thief! – The Adventures of Lightfoot the Deer by Thornton W. Burgess
  3. We knew well enough that if we were to get our property back the thief must not be alarmed- there must be nothing in the newspapers next morning. – The Orange-Yellow Diamond by J. S. Fletcher