to steal; to pilfer; to snatch; thief; stealthily

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苟且偷安 苟且偷安 gou3 qie3 tou1 an1
seeking only ease and comfort (idiom); making no attempt to improve oneself; taking things easily without attending to responsibilities

苟且偷生 苟且偷生 gou3 qie3 tou1 sheng1
to drift and live without purpose (idiom); to drag out an ignoble existence

惯偷 慣偷 guan4 tou1
habitual thief

猴子偷桃 猴子偷桃 hou2 zi5 tou1 tao2
"monkey steals the peach" (martial arts), distracting an opponent with one hand and seizing his testicles with the other; (coll.) grabbing sb by the balls

忍垢偷生 忍垢偷生 ren3 gou4 tou1 sheng1
to bear humiliation to save one's skin (idiom)

忍辱偷生 忍辱偷生 ren3 ru3 tou1 sheng1
to bear humiliation to save one's skin (idiom)

偷安 偷安 tou1 an1
to shirk responsibility; thoughtless pleasure-seeking

偷吃 偷吃 tou1 chi1
to eat on the sly; to pilfer food; to be unfaithful

偷盗 偷盜 tou1 dao4
to steal

偷渡 偷渡 tou1 du4
illegal immigration; to stowaway (on a ship); to steal across the international border; to run a blockade

偷渡者 偷渡者 tou1 du4 zhe3
smuggled illegal alien; stowaway

偷惰 偷惰 tou1 duo4
to skive off work; to be lazy

偷工 偷工 tou1 gong1
to skimp on the job; to avoid work

偷工减料 偷工減料 tou1 gong1 jian3 liao4
to skimp on the job and stint on materials (idiom); jerry-building; sloppy work

偷汉 偷漢 tou1 han4
(of a woman) to take a lover

偷汉子 偷漢子 tou1 han4 zi5
(of a woman) to take a lover

偷鸡不成蚀把米 偷雞不成蝕把米 tou1 ji1 bu4 cheng2 shi2 ba3 mi3
lit. to try to steal a chicken only to end up losing the rice used to lure it (idiom); fig. to try to gain an advantage only to end up worse off; to go for wool and come back shorn

偷鸡不着蚀把米 偷雞不著蝕把米 tou1 ji1 bu4 zhao2 shi2 ba3 mi3
see 偷雞不成蝕把米|偷鸡不成蚀把米

偷鸡摸狗 偷雞摸狗 tou1 ji1 mo1 gou3
to imitate the dog and steal chicken (idiom); to dally with women; to have affairs

偷看 偷看 tou1 kan4
to peep; to peek; to steal a glance

偷空 偷空 tou1 kong4
to take some time out; to make use of a spare moment

偷窥 偷窺 tou1 kui1
to peep; to peek; to act as voyeur

偷窥狂 偷窺狂 tou1 kui1 kuang2
voyeur; peeping tom

偷懒 偷懶 tou1 lan3
to goof off; to be lazy

偷梁换柱 偷梁換柱 tou1 liang2 huan4 zhu4
lit. to steal a rafter and replace it with a column; to replace the original with a fake; to perpetrate a fraud (idiom)

偷猎 偷獵 tou1 lie4
to poach

偷猎者 偷獵者 tou1 lie4 zhe3

偷漏 偷漏 tou1 lou4
to evade (taxes)

偷拍 偷拍 tou1 pai1
to take a picture of a person without permission or without their knowledge

偷排 偷排 tou1 pai2
to dump illegally

偷窃 偷竊 tou1 qie4
to steal; to pilfer

偷情 偷情 tou1 qing2
to carry on a clandestine love affair

偷取 偷取 tou1 qu3
to steal; to abstract; to appropriate

偷去 偷去 tou1 qu4
to steal; to make off with; stolen

偷生 偷生 tou1 sheng1
to live without purpose

偷税 偷稅 tou1 shui4
tax evasion

偷天换日 偷天換日 tou1 tian1 huan4 ri4
to engage in fraudulent activities (idiom); skulduggery; to hoodwink people; to cheat sb audaciously

偷听 偷聽 tou1 ting1
to eavesdrop; to monitor (secretly)

偷偷 偷偷 tou1 tou1
stealthily; secretly; covertly; furtively; on the sly

偷偷摸摸 偷偷摸摸 tou1 tou1 mo1 mo1
surreptitious; sneaky

偷袭 偷襲 tou1 xi2
to mount a sneak attack; to raid

偷闲 偷閑 tou1 xian2
to snatch a moment of leisure; to take a break from work; also written 偷閒|偷闲

偷闲 偷閒 tou1 xian2
to snatch a moment of leisure; to take a break from work

偷香窃玉 偷香竊玉 tou1 xiang1 qie4 yu4
lit. stolen scent, pilfered jade (idiom); philandering; secret illicit sex

偷笑 偷笑 tou1 xiao4
to laugh up one's sleeve

偷腥 偷腥 tou1 xing1
to cheat on one's spouse; to have an affair

偷眼 偷眼 tou1 yan3
to take a furtive look at

偷运 偷運 tou1 yun4
to smuggle

小偷 小偷 xiao3 tou1

凿壁偷光 鑿壁偷光 zao2 bi4 tou1 guang1
lit. to pierce the wall to steal a light (idiom); fig. to study diligently in the face of hardship