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booster

1. A thief, especially a shoplifter. Mall security just brought in another booster with some loot from one of the department stores.
2. A supporter of someone or something in particular. I'm a booster for that plucky young upstart, not the incumbent mayor.
Farlex Dictionary of Idioms. © 2015 Farlex, Inc, all rights reserved.

booster

1. n. a shoplifter. The cops hauled in two boosters by noon.
2. n. a supporter (of someone or some cause). I’m a booster of lots of good causes.
McGraw-Hill's Dictionary of American Slang and Colloquial Expressions Copyright © 2006 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc. All rights reserved.
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