swindle: Meaning and Definition of
Pronunciation: (swin'dl), [key]
— v., n. -dled, -dling,
- to cheat (a person, business, etc.) out of money or other assets.
- to obtain by fraud or deceit.
- to put forward plausible schemes or use unscrupulous trickery to defraud others; cheat.
- an act of swindling or a fraudulent transaction or scheme.
- anything deceptive; a fraud: This advertisement is a real swindle.
- swindle (Thesaurus)