swindler

  • 1 Swindler — Swin dler, n. [G. schwindler, fr. schwindlen to be dizzy, to act thoughtlessly, to cheat, fr. schwindel dizziness, fr. schwinden to vanish, to disappear, to dwindle. See {Swim} to be dizzy.] One who swindles, or defrauds grossly; one who makes a… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 2 Swindler — ist der Familienname folgender Personen: Daris Ray Swindler (1925–2007), US amerikanischer Anthropologe Mary Hamilton Swindler (1884–1964), US amerikanische Klassische Archäologin William Finley Swindler (1913–?), US amerikanischer… …

    Deutsch Wikipedia

  • 3 swindler — [swind′lər] n. 〚Ger schwindler < schwindeln, to be dizzy, defraud, cheat < OHG swintilon, freq. of swintan, to disappear, wither, prob. < IE base * (s)wendh , to disappear > OSlav uvędati, to wither〛 a person who swindles; cheat * * * See swindle …

    Universalium

  • 4 swindler — index criminal, delinquent, embezzler, outlaw, thief Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

    Law dictionary

  • 5 swindler — 1774, from Ger. Schwindler giddy person, extravagant speculator, cheat, from schwindeln to be giddy, act extravagantly, swindle, from O.H.G. swintilon be giddy, frequentative form of swintan to languish, disappear; cognate with O.E. swindan, and… …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 6 swindler — [n] person who cheats another absconder, charlatan, cheat, cheater, chiseler, clip, con artist, confidence artist, counterfeiter, crook, deceiver, defrauder, dodger, doubledealer, falsifier, forger, four flusher*, fraud, gouger, grifter, impostor …

    New thesaurus

  • 7 swindler — [swind′lər] n. [Ger schwindler < schwindeln, to be dizzy, defraud, cheat < OHG swintilon, freq. of swintan, to disappear, wither, prob. < IE base * (s)wendh , to disappear > OSlav uvędati, to wither] a person who swindles; cheat …

    English World dictionary

  • 8 swindler — swindle swin‧dle [ˈswɪndl] verb [transitive] LAW to get money from someone dishonestly by deceiving them: swindle somebody out of something • He was convicted of charges that he swindled clients and partners out of £3.5 million. swindle something …

    Financial and business terms

  • 9 swindler — noun the guy collecting for the hospital fund was a swindler Syn: fraudster, fraud, confidence man, confidence trickster, trickster, cheat, rogue, mountebank, charlatan, impostor, hoaxer; informal con man, con artist, scam artist, shyster, gonif …

    Thesaurus of popular words

  • 10 swindler — swindle ► VERB ▪ use deception to obtain (money) or deprive (someone) of money or possessions. ► NOUN ▪ a fraudulent scheme or action. DERIVATIVES swindler noun. ORIGIN German schwindeln be giddy , also «tell lies» …

    English terms dictionary

  • 11 swindler — noun see swindle I …

    New Collegiate Dictionary

  • 12 swindler — noun /ˈswɪnd.lə(ɹ)/ A person who swindles, cheats or defrauds …

    Wiktionary

  • 13 swindler — Synonyms and related words: Artful Dodger, Judas, Philadelphia lawyer, Yankee horse trader, betrayer, blackleg, body snatcher, booster, bunco steerer, charlatan, charmer, cheat, cheater, chicken thief, chiseler, come on, con man, confidence man,… …

    Moby Thesaurus

  • 14 swindler — I (Roget s IV) n. Syn. cheat, cheater, thief, impostor, charlatan, mountebank, trickster, deceiver, falsifier, counterfeiter, double dealer, forger, rogue, absconder, fraud, confidence man*, con man*, fourflusher*, sharper*, gypo*, gyp artist*,… …

    English dictionary for students

  • 15 swindler — swin·dler || swɪndlÉ™(r) n. one who swindles, cheater, one who defrauds others …

    English contemporary dictionary

  • 16 swindler — n. Rogue, knave, cheat, impostor, trickster, sharper, blackleg, jockey …

    New dictionary of synonyms

  • 17 swindler — n 1. highbinder, cheat, cheater, fraud, defrauder, confidence man, Sl. con man, Sl. flimflam man, bunko artist, crook, chiseler; sharper, sharpie, Sl. city slicker, Inf. fast talker, Inf. hawk, shark, bilk, bilker, diddler; duper, hoaxer,… …

    A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

  • 18 swindler — swin·dler …

    English syllables

  • 19 swindler — See: swindle …

    English dictionary

  • 20 swindler — A cheat; one guilty of defrauding divers persons …

    Black's law dictionary


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