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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.

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