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Alternative clues for the word heist


Thieves' work

Bank job


Action movie plot device

It should set off alarms


Bank robber's job

Bad job?

Yegg's job

Job, so to speak

Job in "Ocean's Eleven"

Crime film centerpiece

Caper movie plot piece

"The Asphalt Jungle" revolves around one

Robbery at gunpoint

Bank ___

Ganef's job

Knock over a joint

Yegg's act

Yegg's caper

Hijacker's specialty


Jewel or bank job

Bank robbery

Sutton caper

Crook's caper

Word definitions for heist in dictionaries

Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English Word definitions in Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
noun EXAMPLES FROM CORPUS ▪ His heists invariably end in shootouts, explosions and car chases. ▪ Police have no suspects and few clues in the art heist . ▪ Ryan Tate said the heist represents the seventh time the free paper has been stolen from news racks...

Wiktionary Word definitions in Wiktionary
n. 1 A robbery or burglary, especially from an institution such as a bank or museum. 2 (context slang English) A heist film: a film whose plot centers around an attempted robbery. vb. (context transitive English) To steal, rob(,) or hold up (something).

Douglas Harper's Etymology Dictionary Word definitions in Douglas Harper's Etymology Dictionary
1927 (in heister "shoplifter, thief"), American English slang, probably a dialectal alteration of hoist "lift," in sense of "shoplift," also in older British slang "to lift another on one's shoulders to help him break in." As a noun, from 1936.

WordNet Word definitions in WordNet
n. the act of stealing [syn: rip-off ] robbery at gunpoint [syn: armed robbery , holdup , stickup ] v. commit a burglary; enter and rob a dwelling [syn: burglarize , burglarise , burgle ]

Wikipedia Word definitions in Wikipedia
A heist is a robbery from an institution such as a bank or a museum, or any robbery in which there is a large haul of loot.

Usage examples of heist.

Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum remains the largest art heist in the history of America, a brazen robbery undertaken in the dark of a Sunday night thirteen years before by a pair of men dressed in Boston police uniforms who knocked on the massive front doors of the stately old museum and said there had been a disturbance nearby.

Toby Harkins was himself involved in the actual heist and if he is currently aware of the whereabouts of the eleven paintings and two artifacts stolen from the museum by two bandits dressed as Boston police officers.

Toby Harkins, the estranged son of the Boston mayor, in the 13-year-old, unsolved art heist at the Gardner Museum.

He sits with me in private as the clock ticks toward midnight and provides me hitherto unknown details on the largest unsolved art heist in the history of the nation.

She certainly would have been too young to play any role in the initial heist, though she could be involved in some way in the return, or the negotiation over the possible ransom that Stephen Holden seemed to think was so inevitable.

And the Gardner heist is in the heart of his city, and now involves his fugitive son.

The question of the moment: Why was FBI Special Agent Tom Jankle leaking to me about the Gardner heist just as the mayor was thinking he might be caught aiding and abetting his own son?

Finally, there are key members of the FBI who are privately suggesting that you might in some way benefit from the heist, from the sale or ransom of the art.

Big Jack was so fond of, and end up confessing to the heist and losing half his property.

Who better to assist in gathering data regarding a heist than a former thief?

Listening to the narrative of the diamond heist, she grabbed a bottle of water, took a peach as an afterthought, then walked through the quiet, empty house and down to the gym.

He loved the planning and all the work, thought and detail that went into running a heist, but as he looked over at Pudge, primed and ready for action, he knew he was still years removed from pulling a gun and taking a life.

The Weasel had been left out of the loop, and the heist had succeeded, leaving him - rather than his son - as the wanted man.

The title was Child Heist, and the author was somebody named Richard Stark.

Murch was still grinning from ear to ear, and he had his paperback copy of Child Heist open in his hands.