1. どろぼう(泥棒)
    • 花盗人
    • a stealer of cherry blossoms/a thief with a poetic turn of mind
    • まあなんと盗人たけだけしいんだろう
    • How brazen-faced [audacious] he is about his wrongdoing!
    • これじゃ盗人に追銭だ
    • This is (like) throwing good money after bad.
  1. 盗人にも三分の理Even a thief has his reasons.
    • 盗人を見て縄をなうとはこのことだ
    • It is like locking the stable door after the horse is stolen.