larcenously

larcenous

[lahr-suh-nuhs]
adjective
1.
of, resembling, or characteristic of larceny.
2.
guilty of larceny.

Origin:
1735–45; larcen(y) + -ous

larcenously, adverb
nonlarcenous, adjective
unlarcenous, adjective
unlarcenously, adverb
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larceny (ˈlɑːsɪnɪ)
 
n , pl -nies
law (formerly) a technical word for theft
 
[C15: from Old French larcin, from Latin lātrocinium robbery, from latrō robber]
 
'larcenist
 
n
 
'larcener
 
n
 
'larcenous
 
adj
 
'larcenously
 
adv

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larcenous
1742, from larceny + -ous.
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