Definition of thieving:
stealing, stealth, breaking and entering, corrupt, thievish, deceitful, dishonorable, dubious, fraudulent, extortion, identity theft, unprincipled, thievery, carjacking, unscrupulous, cunning, hijacking, theft, untruthful, burglary, grand larceny, heist, hold-up, break-in, dishonest, devious, larceny.
Some of those who had ventured on the planks and branches became foot- caught, slipped through to the water below and perished miserably like thieving rats caught and drowned in a trap of meal strewn on the water of a tub.- "Cedric, the Forester", Bernard Gay Marshall.
- "Household Tales by Brothers Grimm", Grimm Brothers.
- "Running Sands", Reginald Wright Kauffman.