Purloin in a Sentence  🔊

Definition of Purloin

to take another’s belongings without permission

Examples of Purloin in a sentence

Because Eddie tried to purloin the woman’s purse, he spent the night in jail.  🔊

Jill was shocked when her best friend tried to purloin her favorite necklace.  🔊

During the raid, a crooked police officer was caught trying to purloin drug money.  🔊

The experienced pickpocket was able to purloin watches and wallets without being observed.  🔊

In the book, the man was put in prison because he made the decision to purloin a loaf of bread to feed his starving child.  🔊

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