shoplift

[ shop-lift ]
/ ˈʃɒpˌlɪft /
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verb (used with object)

to steal (merchandise) as a shoplifter.

verb (used without object)

to shoplift merchandise.

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Origin of shoplift

First recorded in 1810–20; back formation from shoplifter

OTHER WORDS FROM shoplift

an·ti·shop·lift·ing, adjective
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Example sentences from the Web for shoplift

  • If you've been hired to build a shoplift-proof store, you'd better know how to shoplift.

    Little Brother|Cory Doctorow
  • I'll bet he couldn't walk into a store without figuring out a way to shoplift.

    Little Brother|Cory Doctorow