How Do You Spell THIEF?

Correct spelling for the English word "thief" is [θ_ˈiː_f], [θˈiːf], [θˈiːf]] (IPA phonetic alphabet).

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Common Misspellings for THIEF

Below is the list of 283 misspellings for the word "thief".

Similar spelling words for THIEF

Plural form of THIEF is THIEVES

Definition of THIEF

  1. (pl. THIEVES), Aperson who steals or is guilty of theft; one who takes the goods or personal property of another without the owner's knowledge or consent; esp. one who deprives another of property secretly or without open force-as opposed to a robber, who openly uses violence: a term of reproach; applied esp. to a person guilty of cunning, deceitful, or secret actions; an evil-doer; "Angelo is an adulterous thief."-Shak.: an excrescence or waster in the snuff of a candle; "Where you see a thief in the candle, call presently for an extinguisher."-Bp. Hall.

Anagrams of THIEF

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Usage Examples for THIEF

  1. Do you think I'm a thief! - "Her Weight in Gold" by George Barr McCutcheon
  2. Voices shouted after me: 'Stop thief! - "Their Son; The Necklace" by Eduardo Zamacois