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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This top ballet-star was a kleptomaniac who had started defrauding the very school that carried her name.
It must be this stress that has turned her into a kleptomaniac - but as she sees Janine gazing at a family photograph she spots a possible way out of her dilemma.
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.
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.
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.
Ammayya is a demented, bullying, kleptomaniac miser who makes life miserable for everyone in the household.
The picture stars Betty Blue's Jean-Hughes Anglade as a psychiatrist who may or may not have killed a masochistic, kleptomaniac female patient.
Dig around and there are some grand tales as the Wexford lad grafts hisway to the top: the chocolate laxative they fed to the kleptomaniac ladat John Jenkins'; the day Mick and his mates handed out drinks at RonHodges' Lawn Meet and then got slaughtered on the stirrup cup; the dodgyday at Aintree when a fallen Fitzgerald came round to find a cross-dressingnurse rubbing his genitals.
In 1995, Lane guest-starred in an episode of ``Frasier'' in which he played a kleptomaniac who stole lead character Dr.
Now he's a henpecked kleptomaniac with terrifying low self-esteem.
Kat's voice is one with which many will identify regardless of whether or not they possess any kleptomaniac tendencies.
Being a basset hound means he's a kleptomaniac so everything in the house has to be above dog height