Classic Cockney/Australian rhyming slang for "thief". Direct antonym would be an honest fellow.
"Some tea-leaf nicked (stole) my cash!"
by Tristan MacAvery June 22, 2006
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A thief (from Cavan, mean cavan bastards)
gareth game into the class and took emma's book but it was emma's, emma said gareth you tealeaf give me back my book i saw ya, ya prick
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Means thief, but is often shortened to 'teaf'.
"I aint no chav - I didin't teaf these creps"
by Chrissy P May 20, 2005
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