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  Words related to swindle

Related / Similar Words: cheat, rig, victimize, rook, goldbrick, nobble, diddle, bunco, defraud, scam, mulct, gyp, con

 

Definition:
  • the act of swindling by some fraudulent scheme; "that book is a fraud";
  • deprive of by deceit; "He swindled me out of my inheritance"; "She defrauded the customers who trusted her"; "the cashier gypped me when he gave me too little change";

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    Hyponyms: scam, cozenage, bunco, bunco game, bunko, bunko game, con, confidence trick, confidence game, con game, gyp, hustle, sting, flimflam, pyramiding, holdout, swiz, shell game, thimblerig, short-change, short

     

    Derivational Morphology: rig, manipulate, set up, cheat, chouse, shaft, screw, chicane, jockey, victimize, rook, goldbrick, nobble, diddle, bunco, defraud, scam, mulct, gyp, con, bunco game, bunko, bunko game, confidence trick, confidence game, con game, hustle, sting, flimflam, swindler, chiseller, chiseler, gouger, scammer, grifter, sharper, sharpie, sharpy, cozenage, exploitation, victimization, victimisation, using

     

     
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