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Found 3 items, similar to Swindler.
English → Indonesian (Kamus Landak) Definition: swindler penipu
English → English (WordNet) Definition: swindler swindler n : a person who swindles you by means of deception or fraud [syn: chiseller, chiseler, gouger, scammer, grifter, sharper, sharpie, sharpy]
English → English (gcide) Definition: Swindler Swindler \Swin"dler\, n. [G. schwindler, fr. schwindlen to be dizzy, to act thoughtlessly, to cheat, fr. schwindel dizziness, fr. schwinden to vanish, to disappear, to dwindle. See Swim to be dizzy.] One who swindles, or defrauds grossly; one who makes a practice of defrauding others by imposition or deliberate artifice; a cheat. [1913 Webster] Syn: Sharper; rogue. Usage: Swindler, Sharper. These words agree in describing persons who take unfair advantages. A swindler is one who obtains money or goods under false pretenses. A sharper is one who cheats by sharp practice, as in playing at cards or staking what he can not pay. [1913 Webster] Fraud and injustice soon follow, and the dignity of the British merchant is sunk in the scandalous appellation of a swindler. --V. Knox. [1913 Webster] Perhaps you 'll think I act the same As a sly sharper plays his game. --Cotton. [1913 Webster]


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