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pilfer

pil·fer

pilfer

 
 
pronunciation:
pIl fr
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Word Combinations (verb)
part of speech: transitive verb & intransitive verb
inflections: pilfered, pilfering, pilfers
definition: to steal, esp. trifling amounts or things of small value.
She caught her roommate pilfering her candy from her desk drawer.
similar words:
purloin
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derivations: pilferage (n.), pilferer (n.)