WordReference Random House Learner's Dictionary of American English © 2017
light-fin•gered /ˈlaɪtˈfɪŋgɚd/USA pronunciation   adj. 
  1. skillful at stealing.

WordReference Random House Unabridged Dictionary of American English © 2017
light-fin•gered  (lītfinggərd),USA pronunciation adj. 
  1. skillful at or given to pilfering, esp. by picking pockets;
    thievish.
  2. having light and nimble fingers.
light-fingered•ness, n. 
  • 1540–50


Collins Concise English Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers::

light-fingered adj
  1. having nimble or agile fingers, esp for thieving or picking pockets



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