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Definition of pickpocket noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

pickpocket

 noun
noun
BrE BrE//ˈpɪkpɒkɪt//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈpɪkpɑːkɪt//
 
Criminals
 
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a person who steals money, etc. from other people’s pockets, especially in crowded places Watch out for pickpockets, especially at the train station. See related entries: Criminals
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: pickpocket