verb (used with object)
Origin of heist
Examples from the Web for heist
Two gunmen pulled off a daylight heist in the Diamond District and evaded every single cop.How to Get Away With Stealing $2 Million in Jewelry in the Heart of New York|John Surico|November 13, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The game ended with a Portuguese heist, but it began with an American gift.Team USA 2, Portugal 2: Seconds Away From World Cup Glory|Tunku Varadarajan|June 23, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Asphalt Jungle is sometimes considered the first heist movie, but for me it all starts with Rififi.
Here are a few books that sketch out the myths and realities of how to pull a heist.
Two writers find themselves in the unlikely role of protagonists in a heist thriller.
British Dictionary definitions for heist
Word Origin for heist
Word Origin and History for heist
1927 (in heister "shoplifter, thief"), American English slang, probably a dialectal alteration of hoist "lift," in sense of "shoplift," also in older British slang "to lift another on one's shoulders to help him break in." As a noun, from 1936.