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See also: pick-pocket
pickpocket (plural pickpockets)
- One who steals from the pocket of a passerby, usually by sleight of hand.
- Coordinate term: putpocket
one who steals from the pocket of a passerby
pickpocket (third-person singular simple present pickpockets, present participle pickpocketing, simple past and past participle pickpocketed)
- To pick pockets; to steal.
From English pickpocket.
pickpocket m (plural pickpockets)
- Synonym: voleur à la tire
- Hypernym: voleur
- “pickpocket”, in Trésor de la langue française informatisé [Digitized Treasury of the French Language], 2012.
- “pickpocket” in Émile Littré, Dictionnaire de la langue française, 1872–1877.
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