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1. purloin

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

Synonyms

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

Antonyms

  • concrete
  • tangible
  • representational
  • misconception

Etymology

  • purloigner (Anglo-Norman)

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Words that Rhyme with Purloin

  • mcgloin
  • conjoin
  • bourgoin
  • rejoin
  • raboin
  • micoin
  • mccoin
  • lemoine
  • jodoin
  • enjoin
  • des_moines
  • chicoine
  • chaudoin
  • burgoyne
  • bowdoin
  • boudoin
  • beaudoin
  • ardoin
  • leoine
  • groin
  • broin
  • aucoin
  • adjoin
  • moines
  • join
  • hoyne
  • goyne
  • goin
  • coyne
  • coin

Example sentences of the word purloin


1. Verb, base form
Burglars entering a house are usually looking for items to purloin in a pinch.

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