Definition of swindler in English:



  • See swindle

    • ‘We are all victims of benefit fraud - public money stolen by the swindlers could be spent on other services like hospitals and schools.’
    • ‘Unfortunately, swindlers also exploited the tragedy to make money over the Internet.’
    • ‘I thought you had better sense than to fall for a swindler and a criminal.’
    • ‘Not even the police care too much about what's going on in these streets’ the old man chuckled, ‘this is where all the swindlers and thieves hang out.’’
    • ‘What's the appeal to you of property criminals such as hucksters, card cheats, swindlers, bank robbers, and con men?’
    fraudster, fraud, confidence trickster, confidence man, cheat, trickster, rogue, mountebank, exploiter, pretender, charlatan, sham, impostor, hoaxer, embezzler
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