fraudster
Date: 1960 chiefly British a person who engages in fraud ; cheat

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • fraudster — UK US /ˈfrɔːdstər/ US  /ˈfrɑːdstɚ/ noun [C] ► a person who gets money by deceiving people: »Fraudsters are using increasingly sophisticated tactics to obtain people s personal details …   Financial and business terms

  • fraudster — 1975, from FRAUD (Cf. fraud) + STER (Cf. ster). Earlier words were fraudsman (1610s); frauditor (1550s) …   Etymology dictionary

  • fraudster — UK [ˈfrɔːdstə(r)] / US [ˈfrɔdstər] noun [countable] Word forms fraudster : singular fraudster plural fraudsters someone who commits the crime of fraud …   English dictionary

  • fraudster — [[t]frɔ͟ːdstə(r)[/t]] fraudsters N COUNT A fraudster is someone who commits the crime of fraud. [mainly BRIT] …   English dictionary

  • fraudster — fraud ► NOUN 1) wrongful or criminal deception intended to result in financial or personal gain. 2) a person intending or thing intended to deceive. DERIVATIVES fraudster noun. ORIGIN Old French fraude, from Latin fraus deceit, injury …   English terms dictionary

  • fraudster — noun a person who practices fraud; a swindler Syn: con man, defrauder …   Wiktionary

  • fraudster — fraud|ster [ˈfro:dstə US ˈfro:dstər] n someone who has committed a fraud …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • fraudster — fraud|ster [ frɔdstər ] noun count MAINLY BRITISH someone who commits the crime of FRAUD …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • fraudster — fraud·ster …   English syllables

  • fraudster — ˈfrȯdstər noun ( s) Etymology: fraud + ster chiefly Britain : one who engages in fraud : cheat …   Useful english dictionary

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