verb (used with object)
THINK YOU’VE GOT A HANDLE ON THIS US STATE NICKNAME QUIZ?
Origin of filch
OTHER WORDS FROM filchfilcher, nounfilch·ing·ly, adverbun·filched, adjective
Words nearby filch
Example sentences from the Web for filch
One evening, while filching food from an art-gallery buffet table, he’s accosted by a frosty, willowy blond, her hair marshalled into aggressive mermaid waves.In the Oscar-Nominated The Man Who Sold His Skin, a Refugee Stakes His Future on a Tattoo|Stephanie Zacharek|April 9, 2021|Time
For Nixon, it was the Watergate break-in, designed to filch political plans of his 1972 foes.
Come, Filch, you shall go with me into my own Room, and tell me the whole Story.The Beggar's Opera|John Gay
Is it reasonable to suppose that a girl who could slyly filch my property would put it where it could be found?The Court Jester|Cornelia Baker
There are two great risks in reading sermon books—a tendency to imitate the style and a temptation to filch the jewels.The Young Priest's Keepsake|Michael Phelan
In his eagerness and greed he suspected nothing, but that on some pretext or other they were trying to filch from him his dues.In Kings' Byways|Stanley J. Weyman
And she is to be allowed to filch it, as other widows filch china cups, and a silver teaspoon or two!The Eustace Diamonds|Anthony Trollope