Synonyms of swindle in English:


See definition of swindle


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


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

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


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


1‘an insurance swindle’


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