American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- v. To steal merchandise from a store that is open for business.
- v. To steal (articles or an article) from a store that is open for business.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A shoplifter.
- n. obsolete A shoplifter.
- v. transitive To steal something from a shop / store during trading hours.
- v. intransitive To steal from shops / stores during trading hours.
- v. steal in a store
- Back-formation from shoplifter. (Wiktionary)
“i mean a shoplift is still a shoplift even if there is no scum bags collar felt for it.”
“So, when people say that racists have a right to discriminate, but other people do not have a right to shoplift, that is a moral statement concerning what rights should be recognized by society.”
“But their use of oversized pants, tied shut at the ankles and tied over their shoulders with shoestrings that acted as suspenders, constitutes a use of equipment to shoplift, which is a felony.”
“The vicar from York who advised the destitute to shoplift is to be hauled before the Archdeacon of York to be told that his advice was misguided.”
“The model examines the customer's decision of whether to shoplift or not as well as the store's profit-maximizing price and monitoring intensity.”
“I recalled the time when she made me shoplift that expensive shampoo and conditioner she loved at the drugstore.”
“The side of me that is tempted to shoplift (but only cashmere or chocolate) was aroused.”
“As soon as you identify yourself in Liverpool as TJ's grandson, people either presume wrongly that you are rich or come up with some reminiscence: the sage of the city, screenwriter Jimmy McGovern, immediately recalled: "I learned to shoplift in TJ's – we all did.”
“Next I hired these two chicks I know who could shoplift a penny outta nigga pocket without them feeling a thing.”
“You really should try not to become a junky, you should try not to shoplift -- these are breaches in judgment, and we shouldn't judge people for these breaches in judgment because we're all human and sinners, and we all make mistakes.”
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