#EngVocab: Vocabulary related to crime

Good evening, fellas! How are you all? Are you having a good day?

Today we will talk about crime vocabulary. #EngVocab

If you’re reading a newspaper or watching TV news reports on crime, you will probably find some words related to crime. We’ll talk about some of it. #EngVocab

  1. Arson:  The crime of starting a fire in order to damage or destroy something, especially a building.
  2. Bank robbery:  The crime of stealing money from a bank.
  3. Burglary: The crime of stealing from a building.
  4. Manslaughter:  The crime of killing a person by someone who did not intend to do it or who cannot be responsible for their actions.
  5. Murder: The crime of killing someone.
  6. Mugging : An act of attacking someone and stealing their money.
  7. Shoplifting: Taking something from a shop without paying for it.
  8. Smuggling: the act of taking things or people to or from a place secretly and illegally.
  9. Pickpocketing: The act of stealing things out of pockets or bags secretly.
  10. Victim: A person who a crime happens to.
  11. Witness: A person who saw a crime happened.

Compiled and written by @waitatiri at @EnglishTips4U on December 26, 2012

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5 thoughts on “#EngVocab: Vocabulary related to crime”

  1. very good post! i love it. I think it will be better if you put the words for the doers of those crimes. Maybe? :)
    and in the definition no 11, i think the word ‘happen’ should be ‘happens’?
    if i’m wrong, i warmly welcome the correction :)

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