noun see embezzle

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • embezzler — I noun cheater, criminal, crook, culprit, defalcator, defrauder, evildoer, interceptor, lawbreaker, malefactor, one who commits larceny, peculator, pecuniae aversor, pilferer, purloiner, swindler, thief II index hoodlum, thief …   Law dictionary

  • Embezzler — Em*bez zler, n. One who embezzles. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • embezzler — 1660s, agent noun from EMBEZZLE (Cf. embezzle) …   Etymology dictionary

  • embezzler — noun /əmˈbɛzlər/ one who steals money they have been trusted with, especially from ones employer; one who embezzles It appears that Hogg is the eeriest rogue, the most observable embezzler, that ever was known. Syn: peculator …   Wiktionary

  • embezzler — embezzle ► VERB ▪ steal or misappropriate (money placed in one s trust or under one s control). DERIVATIVES embezzlement noun embezzler noun. ORIGIN Old French embesiler, from besiler destroy, maltreat …   English terms dictionary

  • embezzler — See embezzlement. * * * …   Universalium

  • embezzler — (Roget s IV) n. Syn. thief, defrauder, defalcator, white collar criminal; see criminal , robber …   English dictionary for students

  • embezzler — em bez·zler || lÉ™ n. one who illegally appropriates money entrusted to his care, one who defrauds …   English contemporary dictionary

  • embezzler — n peculator, Law. defalcator, thief, robber; swindler, highbinder, fleecer, trickster, bilker, sharper, Inf. hawk; confidence man, con artist, flimflam artist; defaulter, Sl. welsher; racketeer, criminal, lawbreaker …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

  • embezzler — em·bez·zler …   English syllables

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