HyperDic: shoplift

English > 1 sense of the word shoplift:
VERBpossessionshopliftsteal in a store
shoplift > pronunciation
Rhymesadrift ... uplift: 18 rhymes with ihft...
English > shoplift: 1 sense > verb 1, possession
Meaningsteal in a store.
PatternSomebody ----s; Somebody ----s something
Categorycrime, criminal offense, criminal offence, law-breaking(criminal law) an act punishable by law
Broadersteal, rip off, ripTake without the owner's consent
Nounsshopliftera thief who steals goods that are in a store
shopliftingthe act of stealing goods that are on display in a store

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