If a thief gets a load of said bags, he'll pop right out of your mattress and purloin them.
All a thief had to do was take off the dial knob on the safe and place the little joker on inside of it.
She is both clinical observer and giddy participant in the game of trying to catch a thief.
Who was a hero, who a fool, who an avenging angel, who a thief (or worse) and why?
A thief interrupted the touching proposal and stole the ring right as Juliet agreed to “marry the heck out” of Shawn.
"Then that is where the thief must have come in," remarked Roger.
Their shame was hers: the son of her mother, the son of her father was a thief!
The thief had already thrown away another armload, at the same place in the fence, almost under the window.
"The less reason, then, for her being a thief," Gilder grumbled in his heaviest voice.
Whoever conceals a thief or stolen property or aids a thief in any way, shall be punished as a thief.
Old English þeof, from Proto-Germanic *theubaz (cf. Old Frisian thiaf, Old Saxon thiof, Middle Dutch dief, Old High German diob, German dieb, Old Norse þiofr, Gothic þiufs), probably from PIE *teup- (cf. Lithuanian tupeti "to crouch down").