[hahyst] /haɪst/ Slang.
a robbery or holdup:
Four men were involved in the armored car heist.
verb (used with object)
to take unlawfully, especially in a robbery or holdup; steal:
to heist a million dollars’ worth of jewels.
to rob or hold up.
(transitive) to steal or burgle
1927 (in heister “shoplifter, thief”), American English slang, probably a dialectal alteration of hoist “lift,” in sense of “shoplift,” also in older British slang “to lift another on one’s shoulders to help him break in.” As a noun, from 1936.
A robbery or holdup: Led Zeppelin was the victim of the heist (1930+ Underworld)
[fr an early and dialectal pronunciation of hoist; in an 1883 source hoist is defined as ”to rob houses by climbing in a window,” because one thief climbs or hoists himself up over another]
/heɪˈtiːkiː/ noun 1. (NZ) a Māori neck ornament of greenstone
/German ˈhaitlər/ noun 1. Walter (ˈvaltər). 1904–81, German physicist, noted for his work on chemical bonds
/hɛˈdʒɑːb/ noun 1. a variant of hijab
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