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snatcher

Definitions of snatcher
  1. noun
    a thief who grabs and runs
    “a purse snatcher
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    type of:
    stealer, thief
    a criminal who takes property belonging to someone else with the intention of keeping it or selling it
  2. noun
    someone who unlawfully seizes and detains a victim (usually for ransom)
    synonyms: abductor, kidnaper, kidnapper
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    types:
    crimp, crimper
    someone who tricks or coerces men into service as sailors or soldiers
    seizer, shanghaier
    a kidnapper who drugs men and takes them for compulsory service aboard a ship
    type of:
    captor, capturer
    a person who captures and holds people or animals
    criminal, crook, felon, malefactor, outlaw
    someone who has committed a crime or has been legally convicted of a crime
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