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.

Cite this Entry

Modern Language Association (MLA Style)

“Filch.” The Effin’ Word, The Effin’ Word, https://effinwords.com/dictionary/filch. Accessed 18 June 2024.

The Effin’ Word, s.v. “filch”, accessed June 18, 2024, https://effinwords.com/dictionary/filch.

The Effin’ Word. (n.d.). Filch. In The Effin’ Word. Retrieved June 18, 2024, from https://effinwords.com/dictionary/filch

Like how we used filch in a sentence?