Definitions of caco

n a criminal who takes property belonging to someone else with the intention of keeping it or selling it

afanador, ladrón, mangante, manoteador, tomador
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atracador, bandido, bandolera, bandolero, forajido, pistolero
an armed thief who is (usually) a member of a band
a thief who steals goods that are in a store
escalador, ganzúa, palanquista, topero, topista, ventoso
a thief who enters a building with intent to steal
desfalcador, malversador
someone who violates a trust by taking (money) for his own use
ladrón de cadáveres
someone who takes bodies from graves and sells them for anatomical dissection
ladrón de tumbas, profanador de tumbas
someone who steals valuables from graves or crypts
an armed thief
carterista, cicatero, cortabolsas, lanza, músico, pellejero, piquero, robacarteras, sañero
a thief who steals from the pockets or purses of others in public places
pirata, plagiario
someone who uses another person's words or ideas as if they were his own
depredador, saqueador
someone who takes spoils or plunder (as in war)
asaltador, carrilano
a thief who steals from someone by threatening violence
someone who steals livestock (especially cattle)
a thief who breaks open safes to steal valuable contents
chori, choricero, chorizo, choro, ganzúa, garduño, gatera, gatillo, gato, mangui, punguista, quinqui, randa, rata, ratero
a thief who steals without using violence
bandido, bandolero
a holdup man who stops a vehicle and steals from it
bucanero, filibustero
someone who robs at sea or plunders the land from the sea without having a commission from any sovereign nation
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criminal, delincuente, malhechor, proscrito, transgresor, trasgresor
someone who has committed a crime or has been legally convicted of a crime

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