Filcher



[filch] /fɪltʃ/

verb (used with object)
1.
to steal (especially something of small value); pilfer:
to filch ashtrays from fancy restaurants.
/fɪltʃ/
verb
1.
(transitive) to steal or take surreptitiously in small amounts; pilfer
n.

1570s, agent noun from filch.
v.

“steal,” 1560s, slang, perhaps from c.1300 filchen “to snatch, take as booty,” of unknown origin. Liberman says filch is probably from German filzen “comb through.” Related: Filched; filching.

verb

To steal or grab something from someone: filched the remote control

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