1 to steal or take privily (commonly, that which is of little value). 2 to pilfer.
The owner of the pharmacy caught Dan filching condoms. Feigning anger, the owner let Dan off with a warning and the box of condoms. They were expired, and the owner knew that a baby was better for business than a few lousy prophylactics.
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Filch. The Effin Word, The Effin Word, https://effinwords.com/dictionary/filch. Accessed 29 Sept. 2022.
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