- (transitive) To defraud (someone).
- The two men swindled the company out of $160,000.
- (intransitive) To obtain money or property by fraudulent or deceitful methods.
- See also Wikisaurus:deceive
- (to be swindled): be sold a pup (idiomatic, British, Australian)
- (to defraud): swizz (informal, mainly British)
to defraud someone
to obtain money or property by fraudulent or deceitful methods
swindle (plural swindles)
an instance of swindling