“Pickpocket”: vocabulary meaning.

Pickpocket
A thief, a person who steals money from people’s pockets or bags on the street, especially if there are lots of people and so no one can notice him stealing.

Other examples of “pickpocket” vocabulary in a sentence

  • Watch out for pickpockets!
  • Pickpockets usually steal from back pockets.
  • How do you spot a pickpocket?

“Pickpocket”: use in context explanation

Gina and Dick are having a walk. Dick is walking behind Gina and admiring his wife’s figure. Suddenly a girl starts shouting: “Pickpocket!”. She apparently thinks Dick is reaching out his hand to steal from Gina’s bag and wants to warn her. Gina giggles. She appreciates the girl’s concern but explains that Dick is not a pickpocket but he’s her husband and he doesn’t want to steal any money from her.