kleptomaniac


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kleptomaniac

noun criminal, lawbreaker, lifter, offender, petty thief, pilferer, pillager, purloiner, stealer, thief, wrongdoer
Associated concepts: shoplifting
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For instance, the fact that Susan is a kleptomaniac might help us to stipulate, in that context, what would have occurred if she had not stolen the bicycle.
Montreal bass Gregory Atkinson proved to be an ideal sidekick as Rosina's kleptomaniac music teacher, Don Basilio.
Yes, my kleptomaniac countrymen, the Global Retail Theft Barometer has surged no less than 20% in the past 12 months, taking the shoplifting sector to within a budgie's fort of 5bn [pounds sterling], which is not much smaller than the total sales of M&S or two middling City bonuses.
Ultimately the kleptomaniac short order cook Mohamad relieves Khaled of his burden.
The game features the powerful Create-a-Sim tool that allows players to create with personality traits, including brave, artistic, kleptomaniac, clumsy, paranoid and romantic.
Others writers are less ambiguous: in Theodor Storm's Immensee the dark-haired Gypsy girl is a femme fatale; Friedrich Hebbel portrays Gypsies as 'naive, kleptomaniac and irrational savages' (p.
It's been plundered by neighboring thieves and kleptomaniac relations; unable to restrain their fascination with one of grandma's raccoon pelts.
Among McGahan's regular visitors are the dead woman's grieving fiance, a kleptomaniac idiot savant and a local young redneck.
Our expectation is that one's genetic makeup might make one more inclined to be an arsonist, or might make one more inclined to be a kleptomaniac.
His roommate, Trey, is the blueblood son of a congressman, and Vince is delighted to be matched up with someone so respectable--until he learns that Trey is a kleptomaniac.
There is no doubt that we need to police the betting exchanges but, on the basis that you don't employ a serial kleptomaniac as a store detective, then the less
The child who has a kleptomaniac for a mother, an alcoholic for a father, and juvenile delinquents for siblings, is not the lucky beneficiary of domestic diversity, but the victim of a dysfunctional family.