Definition of swindle:
imposition, toy, carriage, knavery, shrink from, memorize, hook, shell game, turnout, cheat, memorise, deceit, fishing gear, equipage, bunco, tackle, gyp, shirk, imposture, rip off, rig, con, darnel, purloin, articulated lorry, cheating, victimise, scam, double-cross, duplicity, gip, trick, deceiver, mulct, slicker, rook, learn, fishing rig, cabbage, entrap, beguiler, trucking rig, treachery, string along, treason, short, swindling, fiddle, goldbrick, nobble, hustle, tractor trailer, pinch, trickster, kidnap, dishonesty, getup, victimize, bearded darnel, sneak, fishing tackle, short-change, artifice, snatch, cheater, chess, abduct, play, defraud, flimflam, diddle, outfit, rigging, tare, sting, semi, snarf, trailer truck, hornswoggle.
- deceive (part of speech: verb)
- steal (part of speech: verb)
- deception (part of speech: noun)
- "Godfrey Marten, Undergraduate", Charles Turley.
On the contrary, he assures me that applications of this nature are very seldom made, and most of those that have been made have proved to come from Englishmen, who have thought they might swindle him in this form.- "Recollections of Europe", J. Fenimore Cooper.
I argued that the book would have an enormous sale, and that out of my experience I could save him from making unwise contracts with publishers, and would have the contract arranged in such a way that they could not swindle him, but he said he had no necessity for any addition to his income.- "Mark Twain, A Biography, 1835-1910, Complete The Personal And Literary Life Of Samuel Langhorne Clemens", Albert Bigelow Paine Last Updated: February 20, 2009.