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light-fingered (adj.)

"thievish, dexterous in taking," 1540s, from light (adj.1) + finger (n.).

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Definitions of light-fingered

light-fingered (adj.)
having nimble fingers literally or figuratively; especially for stealing or picking pockets; "a light-fingered burglar who can crack the combination of a bank vault"- Harry Hansen; "the light-fingered thoughtfulness...of the most civilized playwright of the era"- Time;
Synonyms: nimble-fingered
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