filch (something) from (someone or something)

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filch (something) from (someone or something)

To steal something from someone. Relax, I just filched a little toy from the store—no one will ever know. Hey, quit filching money from Mom—she's going to notice if all of her cash is suddenly gone!
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filch something (from someone/something)

tv. to grab or steal something from someone. Who filched my wallet from me?
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There they are briefly cared for by Small Auntie, a relative who cares more for any fortune she can filch from Mai rather than the girl's welfare.
But, then, MPs probably need plenty of spare time to spend the PS65,738 basic salary and hefty expenses that, like 21st century Fagins, they filch from the pockets of all us hard-grafting taxpayers.
David Bradley, Argus Filch from the Harry Potter films, handles the contradictions of Titus - an aged, war-weary Roman general now facing shocking new threats - with a precise and delicate assurance.