Definition of filch verb from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

filch

 verb
verb
BrE BrE//fɪltʃ//
 
; NAmE NAmE//fɪltʃ//
 
Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they filch
BrE BrE//fɪltʃ//
 
; NAmE NAmE//fɪltʃ//
 
he / she / it filches
BrE BrE//ˈfɪltʃɪz//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈfɪltʃɪz//
 
past simple filched
BrE BrE//fɪltʃt//
 
; NAmE NAmE//fɪltʃt//
 
past participle filched
BrE BrE//fɪltʃt//
 
; NAmE NAmE//fɪltʃt//
 
-ing form filching
BrE BrE//ˈfɪltʃɪŋ//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈfɪltʃɪŋ//
 
 
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filch something (informal) to steal something, especially something small or not very valuable synonym pinch Word Origin Middle English: of unknown origin.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: filch