Etymology
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shoplift (v.)

also shop-lift, 1711, back-formation from shoplifting. Earlier it was rogue's cant for "a shoplifter" (1660s). Related: Shop-lifted.

updated on December 12, 2020

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Definitions of shoplift from WordNet

shoplift (v.)
steal in a store;
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