Synonyms of swindle in English:

swindle


See definition of swindle

verb

1‘the museum has been swindled out of a large sum of money’

SYNONYMS

defraud, cheat, trick, fleece, dupe, deceive, exploit, squeeze, milk, bleed

fool, take advantage of, mislead, delude, hoax, hoodwink, bamboozle, string along

embezzle

informal do, con, sting, diddle, fiddle, rook, swizzle, swizz, rip off, take for a ride, pull a fast one on, pull the wool over someone's eyes, put one over on, sell a pup to, take to the cleaners, bilk, gull, finagle, gazump

North American informal stiff, euchre, bunco, hornswoggle

archaic cozen, sharp

rare mulct


noun

1‘an insurance swindle’

SYNONYMS

fraud, trick, deception, deceit, trickery, chicanery, exploitation, cheat, imposture, sham, sharp practice, artifice

ruse, dodge, racket, wile

informal con trick, con, sting, diddle, rip-off, fiddle, flimflam, swizzle, swizz

North American informal bunco