petnapper

(redirected from petnaper)

pet·nap·ping

 (pĕt′năp′ĭng)
n.
The stealing of a pet, such as a dog or cat, usually for sale to experimental laboratories or for ransom.


pet′nap′per n.
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petnapper

(ˈpɛtnæpə) or

petnaper

n
informal US a person who steals a pet for ransom or for resale
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