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Definition of "shoplifting" [shop•lift•ing]

  • The action of stealing goods from a shop; the action of the verb shoplift. (noun)
  • A theft from a shop during trading hours. (noun)
  • Present participle of shoplift. (verb) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "shoplifting" in a sentence
  • "'The regard that shoplifting is the most appropriate choice that the small people have been left with is the grim indictment of who you are."
  • "A North Yorkshire Police orator said: 'First as well as foremost, shoplifting is the rapist corruption as well as to justify this march of action under any circumstances is rarely irresponsible."
  • "There are many benefits to being Anglican; Christmas shoplifting is just one of them."