verb (used with object)
verb (used without object)
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Origin of shoplift
OTHER WORDS FROM shopliftan·ti·shop·lift·ing, adjective
Words nearby shoplift
Example sentences from the Web for shoplifting
Rioting, shoplifting, and violent confrontation with the police took place shortly thereafter.
Now, news has broken that Lauten herself was arrested as a teen for shoplifting.
It was as if the five were charged with fifty counts of shoplifting, and one of strangling a grandmother.
There were jokes about Winston shoplifting crab legs earlier this year.
To support my habit I stole; I was into shoplifting and got busted a couple of times for that.The Stacks: The Neville Brothers Stake Their Claim as Bards of the Bayou|John Ed Bradley|April 27, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The hardest bout I ever had was with a woman—Sally Wells, who was afterwards lagged for shoplifting.Jack Sheppard, Vol. I (of III)|W. Harrison Ainsworth
"It's a wonder you weren't arrested for shoplifting," said Mr. Brief.Half-Hours with the Idiot|John Kendrick Bangs
On a charge of shoplifting she was given an indeterminate sentence of one to ten years in the penitentiary at Joliet.Twenty Years a Detective in the Wickedest City in the World|Clifton R. Wooldridge
One of his detectives arrested her on a charge of shoplifting.The Third Degree|Charles Klein and Arthur Hornblow
It was old Dr. Blair, from Carmody, and he was looking at me as if he had found me shoplifting.Chronicles of Avonlea|Lucy Maud Montgomery