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- n. One who has pilfered.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. One who pilfers; a petty thief.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. One who pilfers or practises petty theft.
- n. Synonyms Thief, etc. See robber.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a thief who steals without using violence
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Richard Prince has long reveled in his pose as a postmodern pilferer of other people's images—in being what's known as an "appropriation artist."
To continue to argue for tax cuts after 2003 was, of course, the mark of a pilferer with the morals of a Russian oligarch.
Said another source, "After Right Round, we all thought he was just your basic one-dimensional pilferer of existing derivative material" -- a reference to Flo Rida's more traditional appropriation of the 1985 classic, You Spin Me Round Like a Record by Dead or Alive.
“You, icy sweetness of strawberry, chocolate or vanilla, melting, stickily into your inverted dunce cap, ravisher of appetites, leading the younger generation from the straight and narrow paths of spinach, pilferer of the pennies that might go to make a fortune; destroyer of the peace of homes, instrument of bribery and reward of virtue.”
In 2003, there was another twist in the saga: A woman from Philadelphia named Joan Langbord discovered 10 Double Eagles in a safe deposit box belonging to her late father, Israel "Izzy" Switt, a jeweler long linked to rumored coin-pilferer McCann's stash.
I steal from dreams a pilferer who clings to vines of memory climbs again where blossoms sing – they seed a scent with redolent imaginings on which I feed
The fact that an apparently reasonable and benign woman can find merit and solidarity with this organ pilferer is disturbing.
Unknown to Mr. Lodge, however, a pint-sized pilferer and his hefty henchman are crashing the party – masquerading as a man and his dummy, of course!
Of course, being a sod pilferer does not an artist make.
The alleged pigeon-pilferer has been seen scooping up to 40 birds at a time into boxes.