Translation of thief in Spanish:

thief

ladrón, n.

Pronunciation /θif//θiːf/

noun

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    ladrón masculine
    ladrona feminine
    car thief ladrona de coches feminine
    • horse thief ladrón de caballos
    • to set a thief to catch a thief nada mejor que un ladrón para atrapar a otro ladrón
    • Because the code keeps changing, it's impossible for a car thief to grab the correct one.
    • When she took the paper bag from the car the thief snatched it from her grasp and fled.
    • He was visiting the gym when the thief followed him in, broke into his locker and stole his keys.
    • As he tried to stop the car, the thief drove off with the passenger door open.
    • The occupant was in another room when the thief struck, snatching the bag from a table in the living room.
    • Perhaps the thief hid the box until it was safe for him to take it to another area.
    • The thief then grabbed her purse as the shocked pensioner raised the alarm by shouting to her husband.
    • Police today warned store bosses to be aware of a violent thief working in the area.
    • Swindon police say that he was away from his bike, delivering a letter, when the thief took the bag.
    • Make a car thief a lottery millionaire and it will not immediately improve his sense of etiquette.
    • The thief defrauded banks and building societies and left a trail of unpaid bills.
    • Amazingly, he was left unscathed after being thrown onto the road when the thief refused to stop.
    • A young mother was dragged to her knees by a would-be thief who tried to steal her handbag.
    • He was asked to lock the door if he left the premises but he failed to do so, and a thief entered and stole some jewellery.
    • A woman dashed out of her house in her pyjamas to disturb a thief who was using a tow truck to try to steal her car.
    • They had accused her of stealing, saying she was a thief and was stealing their things.
    • Police were today searching for a thief who snatched hundreds of pounds from a busy shop in Walton.
    • Police are mystified as to how the thief managed to open the vehicle without using force.
    • A by-stander eventually broke up what he thought was a fight and the thief escaped.
    • Against the odds he survives to become a car thief in Miami, all the while plotting his revenge.