: a deliberate scoundrel or criminal : a character in a story or play who opposes the hero or heroine
: the illegal action or practice of lending money at unreasonably high rates of interest.
a : the act of stealing; specifically : the felonious taking and removing of personal property with intent to deprive the rightful owner of it b : an unlawful taking (as by embezzlement or burglary) of property or cash
: one that steals especially stealthily or secretly; also : one who commits theft or larceny
: those that steal especially stealthily or secretly; also : those who commit theft or larceny
1 : the act or an instance of stealing 2 : a fraudulent or questionable political deal
: someone has taken or appropriated cash or resources without right or consent and with intent to keep or make use of — robbery, theft