Example sentences for: pickpocket

How can you use “pickpocket” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • I wonder if Mr Major is aware of the 1811 dictionary, A Dictionary of Buckish Slang, University Wit, and Pickpocket Eloquence , which appeared twenty years after Grose's death and which is presumably an expansion of the original work.

  • The piece tantalizes with the news that during Camelot, Pierre Salinger hired a professional pickpocket to quietly recover spoons on their way out the door, and that in 1990 a Secret Service agent was convicted of stealing more than $7,000 in presidential china.

  • Some of the material is international underworld slang: hoist `steal,' beak Brit . `magistrate or judge,' chiseller swindler,' dip `pickpocket,' the rap the punishment, blame, etc.', screw Brit . `prison guard.

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