heist (noun) · heists (plural noun)
Definition of heist. (Entry 1 of 2) transitive verb. 1 chiefly dialectal : hoist. 2 a : to commit armed robbery on. b : steal sense 1a.
As Will made his daring plunge Josh Heist on rushed to the side, and stood with starting eyes gazing at the disturbed water. But apparently the job was a genuine heist, not a cover-up for something else. Van der Heist and Frans Hals are sinking to the level of gifted amateurs.
heist - the act of stealing. rip-off. robbery - larceny by threat of violence. jargon, lingo, patois, argot, vernacular, slang, cant - a characteristic language of a particular group (as among thieves); "they don't speak our lingo". 2. heist - robbery at gunpoint. armed robbery, holdup, stickup.
Return fraud has been called the invisible heist —or “de-shopping.” He had his team practice the bank heist over and over, throwing in various possibilities and forecasting alternative measures. What had started as a simple heist had now become a hostage crisis and for the next 14 hours.