chiseler
chiseler chiseler, chiseller chiseller . 1. a person who swindles you by means of deception or fraud.

Syn: swindler, chiseler, gouger, sharper, sharpie, sharpy. [WordNet 1.5]


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  • chiseler — n. a small time crook; a cheater. (Originally underworld. Also a rude term of address.) □ You dirty, two bit chiseler! Give me my money back! □ Why did you trust a known chiseler like him? …   Dictionary of American slang and colloquial expressions

  • chiseler — noun a) One who uses a chisel for carving. [Of course $20,000 is too much.] Only a cheap chiseler would ask that much. b) A cheat; a swindler; a con artist. Reuben and the son were piking it down the quay next the river on their way to the Isle… …   Wiktionary

  • chiseler — noun see chisel II …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • chiseler — /chiz euh leuhr, chiz leuhr/, n. 1. a person who cheats or tricks; swindler. 2. a person who uses a chisel, as a wood carver. Also, esp. Brit., chiseller. [1880 85; CHISEL + ER1] * * * …   Universalium

  • chiseler — (Roget s Thesaurus II) noun Informal A person who cheats: bilk, cheat, cheater, cozener, defrauder, rook, sharper, swindler, trickster, victimizer. Informal: crook, flimflammer. Slang: diddler, gyp, gypper. See HONEST …   English dictionary for students

  • chiseler — chis·el·er || tʃɪzlÉ™(r) n. one who chisels or chips; one who cuts with chisel; cheater …   English contemporary dictionary

  • chiseler — chis·el·er …   English syllables

  • chiseler — noun a person who swindles you by means of deception or fraud • Syn: ↑swindler, ↑defrauder, ↑chiseller, ↑gouger, ↑scammer, ↑grifter • Derivationally related forms: ↑scam ( …   Useful english dictionary

  • chiseller — chiseler chiseler, chiseller chiseller . 1. a person who swindles you by means of deception or fraud. Syn: swindler, chiseler, gouger, sharper, sharpie, sharpy. [WordNet 1.5] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • cheat — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) v. deceive, defraud (See deception). II (Roget s IV) n. 1. [One who cheats] Syn. rogue, cheater, swindler, fraud, quack, charlatan, conniver, confidence man, scammer, chiseler, impostor, masquerader,… …   English dictionary for students

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