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1. pilfer

verb. ['ˈpɪlfɝ'] make off with belongings of others.

Synonyms

  • abstract
  • pinch
  • cabbage
  • steal
  • hook
  • filch
  • nobble
  • swipe
  • purloin
  • lift
  • sneak

Antonyms

  • concrete
  • tangible
  • representational
  • misconception

Etymology

  • pilfre (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • pelfre (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

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Words that Rhyme with Pilfer

  • alfre
  • belfer
  • colfer
  • fulfer
  • golfer
  • helfer
  • sulfur
  • sulphur
  • telfer
  • telfor
  • telfour
  • wolfer
  • yourselfer

Example sentences of the word pilfer


1. Verb, base form
Additionally, you can protect your grass seed by making it more difficult for birds to pilfer your lawn.

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