Synonyms of embezzlement in English:

embezzlement


See definition of embezzlement

noun

1‘the embezzlement of public funds’

SYNONYMS

misappropriation, theft, stealing, robbing, robbery, thieving, pilfering, pilferage, appropriation, abstraction, swindling

white-collar crime, fraud, larceny, misuse of funds

informal ripping off, filching, swiping, lifting, skimming, snaffling, monkey business

British informal pinching, nicking, half-inching, whipping, nobbling

formal peculation, defalcation, purloining