Meaning of HEIST in English

— heister , n.

/huyst/ , Slang.


1. a robbery or holdup: Four men were involved in the armored car heist.


2. to take unlawfully, esp. in a robbery or holdup; steal: to heist a million dollars' worth of jewels.

3. to rob or hold up.

[ 1925-30, Amer.; alter. of HOIST ]

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