Definition of pilferer:
snitcher, thief, housebreaker, burglar, purloiner, stool pigeon, canary, crimes, stoolie, fink, highwayman, sneaker, stoolpigeon, sneak, larcenist, robber, stealer, snitch, larcener, bandit, sneak thief.
- "Dear Brutus", J. M. Barrie.
In case a would- be pilferer breaks through these lines, however, there is a slight glutinous strip on the outside of the bracts that compose the cup wherein the nectar- filled florets are packed; and here, in sight of Mecca, he meets his death, just as a bird is caught on limed twigs.- "Wild Flowers Worth Knowing", Neltje Blanchan et al.
- "The English Gipsies and Their Language", Charles G. Leland.