Part of speech: noun

That which is stolen.

Part of speech: adverb


Part of speech: noun


Part of speech: noun

The practise of thieving.

Part of speech: adjective


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Usage examples "thievery":

  1. They became nomadic, roaming from place to place, seeking day work for good wages where they could get it, and resorting to thievery on the highways or beggary where they could not. - "Our Legal Heritage, 4th Ed.", S. A. Reilly.
  2. At all hours stealthy thievery and tainted intrigue are spun and done . - "NATURAE", Dom.
  3. He was not unacquainted with four- footed robbers of the trap line, but usually a wolf or a fox or a dog who had grown adept in thievery troubled only a few traps. - "Baree, Son of Kazan", James Oliver Curwood.