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

 

shoplift

 verb
verb
BrE BrE//ˈʃɒplɪft//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈʃɑːplɪft//
 
[intransitive, transitive]shoplift (something)Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they shoplift
BrE BrE//ˈʃɒplɪft//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈʃɑːplɪft//
 
he / she / it shoplifts
BrE BrE//ˈʃɒplɪfts//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈʃɑːplɪfts//
 
past simple shoplifted
BrE BrE//ˈʃɒplɪftɪd//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈʃɑːplɪftɪd//
 
past participle shoplifted
BrE BrE//ˈʃɒplɪftɪd//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈʃɑːplɪftɪd//
 
-ing form shoplifting
BrE BrE//ˈʃɒplɪftɪŋ//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈʃɑːplɪftɪŋ//
 
 
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to steal goods from a shop/store by deliberately leaving without paying for them She was caught trying to shoplift a pair of jeans.