Thievish vs Larcenous - What's the difference?

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Thievish is a related term of larcenous.


As adjectives the difference between thievish and larcenous

is that thievish is having a tendency to steal while larcenous is given to larceny, tending to thievery.

thievish

English

Adjective

(en adjective)
  • Having a tendency to steal
  • Having the manner of a thief; furtive
  • larcenous

    English

    Adjective

    (en adjective)
  • Given to larceny, tending to thievery.
  • Resembling theft, often applied to legal actions that seem unfair.
  • :These late fees are larcenous . I should have read the fine print before signing.
  • Derived terms

    * larcenously