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klepto

[klep-toh]Slang.
noun, plural klep·tos, adjective
  1. kleptomaniac.
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Origin of klepto

First recorded in 1955–60; by shortening
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Word Origin and History for klepto

1914 (adj.); 1919 (n.); shortened form of kleptomaniac.

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