Definition of kleptomania noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

 

kleptomania

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NAmE//ˌklɛptəˈmeɪniə//
 
[uncountable]
 
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a mental illness in which someone has a strong desire, that they cannot control, to steal things
kleptomaniac
 
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NAmE//ˌklɛptəˈmeɪniˌæk//
 
noun She's a kleptomaniac.
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