shortchanger
noun see shortchange

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • shortchanger — See shortchange. * * * …   Universalium

  • shortchanger — n. one who gives less change than is due; cheater, one who provides less than required …   English contemporary dictionary

  • shortchanger — (ˈ) ̷ ̷ˈ ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ noun : one that shortchanges …   Useful english dictionary

  • shortchange — shortchanger, n. /shawrt chaynj /, v.t., shortchanged, shortchanging. 1. to give less than the correct change to. 2. to deal with unfairly or dishonestly, esp. to cheat. [1890 95, Amer.] * * * …   Universalium

  • shortchange — transitive verb Date: 1903 1. to give less than the correct amount of change to 2. to deprive of or give less than something due ; cheat < was shortchanged out of a promotion > • shortchanger noun …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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