[ shop-lift ]
/ ˈʃɒpˌlɪft /
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 shopliftan·ti·shop·lift·ing, adjective
Words nearby shoplift
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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.
I'll bet he couldn't walk into a store without figuring out a way to shoplift.