English to Xhosa Meaning :: thief

Thief :
isela
- isela

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Noun(1) a criminal who takes property belonging to someone else with the intention of keeping it or selling it

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(1) They had accused her of stealing, saying she was a thief and was stealing their things.(2) Because the code keeps changing, it's impossible for a car thief to grab the correct one.(3) 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.(4) The occupant was in another room when the thief struck, snatching the bag from a table in the living room.(5) Police are mystified as to how the thief managed to open the vehicle without using force.(6) 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.(7) As he tried to stop the car, the thief drove off with the passenger door open.(8) Perhaps the thief hid the box until it was safe for him to take it to another area.(9) A by-stander eventually broke up what he thought was a fight and the thief escaped.(10) The thief defrauded banks and building societies and left a trail of unpaid bills.(11) petty thief(12) A young mother was dragged to her knees by a would-be thief who tried to steal her handbag.(13) the thief stole the drugs from a doctor's surgery(14) Swindon police say that he was away from his bike, delivering a letter, when the thief took the bag.(15) The thief then grabbed her purse as the shocked pensioner raised the alarm by shouting to her husband.(16) Police today warned store bosses to be aware of a violent thief working in the area.
Related Words
(1) petty thief ::
ezincane isela
Synonyms
Noun
2. burglar ::
burglar
4. cat burglar ::
cat burglar
6. shoplifter ::
Isela
7. pickpocket ::
ilayisenisi yevolyum
10. mugger ::
ubanjwa
14. criminal ::
yolwaphulo
15. villain ::
obangela
16. kleptomaniac ::
kleptomaniac
17. bandit ::
wesihlangu
18. bandito ::
bandito
19. pirate ::
Pirate
20. highwayman ::
njengesihange
21. crook ::
egobile
22. brigand ::
brigand
Word Example from TV Shows

The best way to learn proper English is to read news report, and watch news on TV. Watching TV shows is a great way to learn casual English, slang words, understand culture reference and humor. If you have already watched these shows then you may recall the words used in the following dialogs.

Thief and raper.

Thief and raper.

Game of Thrones Season 4, Episode 3


-No.\\N-That I’m thief.\0

-No.
-That I’m THIEF.

Money Heist Season 1, Episode 9


Out with you, you little thief.

Out with you, you little THIEF.

Game of Thrones Season 3, Episode 4


It\'s hard to get in\\Nif you\'re dressed as a thief, yes.\0

It's hard to get in
if you're dressed as a THIEF, yes.

Money Heist Season 3, Episode 2


lt was like a robbery,
only l was the thief.

lt was like a robbery, only l was the THIEF.

Breaking Bad Season 4, Episode 4


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