• (British) IPA: /ˈpɪkpɒkɪt/

pickpocket (plural pickpockets)

  1. One who steals from the pocket of a passerby, usually by sleight of hand.
Synonyms Translations Verb

pickpocket (pickpockets, present participle pickpocketing; past and past participle pickpocketed)

  1. To pick pockets; to steal.
  • Italian: borseggiare
  • Portuguese: punguear
  • Spanish: bolsear (Costa Rica, Guatemala, Honduras, Mexico), punguear (Argentina), carterear (Cuba, El Salvador, Costa Rica, Chile)

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