What’S Another Word For Thieves?

What is a mugger?

A mugger is a person who attacks someone violently in a street in order to steal money from them..

What does looter mean?

Someone who takes advantage of a chaotic situation to steal things is a looter. During a war (or even during a blackout), looters may help themselves to food and supplies from shops.

What do you call someone who steals things?

thief. noun. someone who steals something. An instance of stealing something is called a theft.

How would you describe thieves?

Here are some adjectives for thief: freelance and unlicensed, slim, mischievous, foul felonious, idiot, little, ancient unsuccessful, strange unconscionable, high-minded, metaphysical, unblushing french, uninvited fresh, informer or rival, clever, one-time, city-bred professional, cruel and half-crazy, winsome and …

What is a bunch of thieves called?

a group of thieves is called gang.

What is Stealing called in court?

Larceny / Theft Simple theft (also known as larceny) is a type of crime that involves unlawfully taking or using property that belongs to another person or entity. There are many different flavors of theft charges in most jurisdictions, ranging from misdemeanor shoplifting to grand theft.

What is a fancy word for stealing?

Some common synonyms of steal are filch, pilfer, and purloin. While all these words mean “to take from another without right or without detection,” steal may apply to any surreptitious taking of something and differs from the other terms by commonly applying to intangibles as well as material things.

What’s another word for robber?

SYNONYMS FOR robber highwayman, bandit, brigand; burglar.

Where did the word thieves come from?

Its name was inspired by the legend of four French thieves in the 15th century who wore a special blend of rosemary, clove and other botanicals while they robbed the dead and dying.

What is another word for Courier?

Similar words for courier: emissary (noun) envoy (noun) herald (noun) letter carrier (noun)