American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- v. To steal: heisted the collection of jewels from the museum.
- v. To hold up; rob.
- n. A robbery; a burglary.
- n. A robbery or burglary, especially from an institution such as a bank or museum.
- n. slang A heist film: a film whose plot centers around an attempted robbery.
- v. transitive To steal, rob, or hold up (something).
- v. commit a burglary; enter and rob a dwelling
- n. robbery at gunpoint
- n. the act of stealing
- Pronunciation variation of hoist (Wiktionary)
- Alteration of hoist. (American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
“The bank heist is not the first crime that affected voters Tuesday.”
“The heist is successful, but when it comes to divide the money, the robbers get into a shootout which leaves all of them dead, except one guy who leaves to exact revenge before dying, himself.”
“With socialism dead, the gigantic heist is now proposed as a sacred service of the newest religion: environmentalism.”
“And I thought maybe you'd tell us a bit about recovering a Rembrandt from a heist from a Swedish museum from a robbery that took place in 2000.”
“First off, the daring — nay, impossible — heist is motivated mainly by revenge?”
“Brief Story Description: The Stainless Steel Rat, a mastser thief and con artist, believes he has pulled off a successful bank job, but discovers that his heist is really an elaborate countersting to capture him.”
“In keeping with the film the whole heist is played very real and in keeping with each of the characters.”
“The premise of this film intrigued me as it looked at a group of men getting involved in a heist from a slightly unusual angle, and so I decided to catch this at the Edinburgh International Film Festival this year.”
“Overall I enjoyed it, but the ending after the heist is just too slow, and we never receive full closure on the opening events of the film.”
“The paintings were taken during a daring heist from a Swedish museum in 2000.”
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Movies or TV shows where the titles are also common words, generally one-word titles.
Unabashedly stolen from a comment made by courier12.
A list of words that are odd or words that I have looked up.
Words only (I left out the expressions) from Geza Kerenyi's EN-HU interpreters' dictionary. Most of them pose some difficulty when interpreted between HU and EN in either or both directions.
Words that make other words with the addition of one letter at the beginning. The resulting words are tagged "behead".
synonymous with steal.
Words that have an I after an E after a letter that's not C.
catalysts leading to action.
aka the inciting incident, point of attack there's no major rules here, broad umbrella terms or specific works for now.
( randomness, writing )
Words I like!
( personal list, favorite words, randomness )
Looking for tweets for heist.