sticky fingers


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sticky fingers

pl.n. Informal
A tendency to steal.

stick′y-fin′gered (-fĭng′gərd) adj.

stick′y fin′gers


n.pl.
Informal.
a propensity to steal.
[1930–35]
stick′y-fin`gered, adj.
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