porch pirate

[ pawrch-pahy-ruht ]

  1. a thief who takes packages left outside doors by couriers: In some communities, police are baiting packages with tracking devices to capture and deter porch pirates.

Origin of porch pirate

First recorded in 2010–15

Other words from porch pirate

  • porch pi·ra·cy, noun

Words Nearby porch pirate

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