porch pirate

[ pawrch pahy-ruht ]
/ ˈpɔrtʃ ˌpaɪ rət /

noun Slang.

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
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