Vocabulary Builder

Vocabulary Builder

    Improve Your Writing

  • Boost your vocabulary
  • See words in the context of real sentences
  • Learn by association and by definition
  • Master a new lexicon!

Get Started Below

Vocabulary Word

Word: kleptomaniac

Definition: person who has a compulsive desire to steal


Sentences Containing 'kleptomaniac'

A few days before Christmas, Glasgow radio disc jockey Allan "Dicky" Bird is stunned when Maddy (Eleanor David), his kleptomaniac girlfriend of four years, suddenly announces that she is moving out.
She portrayed a kleptomaniac in the film "Peppermills".
This stealthy kleptomaniac turns out to be a marionette by the name, or model number, NSM-X1.

More Vocab Words

::: opiate - medicine to induce sleep or deaden pain; something that relieves emotions or causes inaction; sleep-producing drug containing opium
::: nepotism - favoritism (to a relative); CF. nephew
::: malaise - uneasiness; vague feeling of ill health (without any particular pain or appearance of disease)
::: spectrum - colored band produced when a beam of light passes through a prism; broad and continuous range; Ex. whole spectrum of modern thoughts
::: avantgarde - group of artists whose work is based on the newest ideas and methods; CF. vanguard
::: buxom - full-bosomed; plump; jolly
::: profusion - great amount; plenty; overabundance; excess; lavish expenditure; Ex. profusion of choices; ADJ. profuse: plentiful; copious; giving or given abundantly; extravagant
::: dyslexia - word blindness; learning disorder marked by impairment of the ability to read
::: connubial - pertaining to marriage or the matrimonial state
::: impassioned - (of speech) filled with passion; fervent