WordReference Random House Learner's Dictionary of American English © 2015
pil•fer /ˈpɪlfɚ/USA pronunciation v. 

    to steal, esp. in small quantities: [+ object]pilfering pens and pencils.[no object]pilfering from the office.
pil•fer•age /ˈpɪlfərɪdʒ/USA pronunciationn. [uncountable]
pil•fer•er, n. [countable]

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pilfer /ˈpɪlfə/ vb
  1. to steal (minor items), esp in small quantities
Etymology: 14th Century pylfre (n) from Old French pelfre booty; see pelf

ˈpilferer n ˈpilfering n

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