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to steal (merchandise) as a .
to shoplift merchandise.
Historical Examples

If you’ve been hired to build a shoplift-proof store, you’d better know how to shoplift.
Little Brother Cory Doctorow

I’ll bet he couldn’t walk into a store without figuring out a way to shoplift.
Little Brother Cory Doctorow


also shop-lift, 1820, back-formation from shoplifting. Related: Shop-lifted.


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