Pilfering vs Thieving - What's the difference?

pilfering | thieving |


As verbs the difference between pilfering and thieving

is that pilfering is while thieving is .

As nouns the difference between pilfering and thieving

is that pilfering is the act by which something is pilfered; a petty theft while thieving is the action of theft.

As an adjective thieving is

that thieves; that steals.

pilfering

English

Verb

(head)
  • Noun

    (en noun)
  • The act by which something is pilfered; a petty theft.
  • thieving

    English

    Verb

    (head)
  • Adjective

    (-)
  • That thieves; that steals.
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  • Noun

    (en-noun)
  • The action of theft.
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