- a person who has kleptomania.
- of, relating to, or characteristic of kleptomania or a kleptomaniac.
Origin of kleptomaniac
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Examples from the Web for kleptomaniac
One may be forgiven for wondering why she chose to move in—and stay for months—with a kleptomaniac roommate.All the Happy/Sad Young Literary Women
June 15, 2010
"A kleptomaniac," Smithson explained, retaining his manner of mild insistence.Within the Law
This, you perceive, is from the same Greek root as kleptomaniac.A Book for All Readers
Ainsworth Rand Spofford
He was also a kleptomaniac, and, of course, untruthful into the bargain.
Another oddity with whom I was associated was a kleptomaniac.Eighteen Months' Imprisonment
The kleptomaniac may be the most troublesome to the community; but is he more wicked than the others?Not Guilty
Word Origin and History for kleptomaniac
1861; see kleptomania.
Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper