A woman shoplifts a bottle of wine.
An example of shoplift is to take five shirts from a clothing store during open hours.
verbshop·lift·ed, shop·lift·ing, shop·lifts
- (obsolete) A shoplifter.
(third-person singular simple present shoplifts, present participle shoplifting, simple past and past participle shoplifted)
Back-formation from shoplifter.
- Unless you're the sort of person who thinks it's OK to shoplift or burglarize, you're not going to find recent films for free online in a legal capacity.
- On February 13, Ling was arrested at Los Angeles International Airport after she tried to shoplift items totaling $16 in an LAX gift shop.
- Mike says yes, but once there he realizes that his new "friends" like to shoplift small items just for the thrill of it.