Definition of Stealer

1. Noun. A criminal who takes property belonging to someone else with the intention of keeping it or selling it.




Definition of Stealer

1. n. One who steals; a thief.

Definition of Stealer

1. Noun. (context: considered nonstandard) One who steals; a thief. Category:English agent nouns ¹

2. Noun. (context: shipbuilding) The endmost plank of a strake which stops short of the stem or stern. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Stealer

1. one that steals [n -S] - See also: steals

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Stealer

steaklike
steakmaker
steakmakers
steaks
steal
steal a glance
steal a march
steal away
steal somebody's thunder
steal the show
stealable
stealage
stealages
steale
stealed
stealer (current term)
stealers
steales
stealest
stealeth
stealing
stealingly
stealings
steals
stealt
stealth
stealth-tax
stealth aircraft
stealth bomber
stealth bombers

Literary usage of Stealer

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1. Essays on the Punishment of Death by Charles Spear (1845)
"Story of a horse-stealer—Punishment and revenge—Confession of a ... FRANKLIN relates the story of a horse-stealer, who, on being asked by his judge what he ..."

2. Essays on the Punishment of Death by Charles Spear (1844)
"Story of a horse-stealer—Punishment and revenge— Confession of a ... FRANKLIN relates the story of a horse-stealer, who, on being asked by his judge what he ..."

3. A Second Visit to the United States of North America by Charles Lyell (1849)
"CHAPTER XVII. Charleston to Savannah.—Beaufort River, or Inland Navigation in South Carolina.—Slave stealer ..."

4. A Second Visit to the United States of North America by Charles Lyell (1849)
"CHAP. XVII. Charleston to Savannah.—Beaufort River, or Inland Navigation in South Carolina. — Slave stealer. ..."

5. The Gentleman's Magazine (1882)
"Some day or other the name, which for obvious reasons I cannot mention, will be made public THE LATEST TRICK OF THE DOG-stealer. A STORY which I am about to ..."

6. A Second Visit to North America by Charles Lyell (1855)
"CHAP. XVII. Charleston to Savannah. — Beaufort River, or Inland Navigation in South Carolina. — Slave stealer. — Cockspur Island. — Rapid Growth of Oysters. ..."

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