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Wordnet 3.0

NOUN (1)

1. a thief who steals from the pockets or purses of others in public places;
[syn: pickpocket, cutpurse, dip]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Pickpocket \Pick"pock`et\, n. One who steals purses or other articles from pockets. --Bentley. [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

pickpocket n 1: a thief who steals from the pockets or purses of others in public places [syn: pickpocket, cutpurse, dip]
Bouvier's Law Dictionary, Revised 6th Ed (1856):

PICKPOCKET. A thief; one who in a crowd or. in other places, steals from the pockets or person of another without putting him in fear. This is generally punished as simple larceny.