shoplift(redirected from shoplifts)
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v. shop·lift·ed, shop·lift·ing, shop·lifts
To steal merchandise from a store.
To steal (merchandise) from a store.
to steal (goods) from a shop during shopping hours
Past participle: shoplifted
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|Verb||1.||shoplift - steal in a store|
crime, criminal offence, criminal offense, law-breaking, offense, offence - (criminal law) an act punishable by law; usually considered an evil act; "a long record of crimes"
steal - take without the owner's consent; "Someone stole my wallet on the train"; "This author stole entire paragraphs from my dissertation"