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Hasil cari dari kata atau frase: bilk(0.01019 detik)
Found 2 items, similar to bilk.
English → English (WordNet)
v 1: cheat somebody out of what is due, especially money
2: hinder or prevent (the efforts, plans, or desires) of; “What
ultimately frustrated every challenger was Ruth's amazing
September surge”; “foil your opponent” [syn: thwart, queer,
spoil, scotch, foil, cross, frustrate, baffle]
3: evade payment to; “He bilked his creditors”
4: escape, either physically or mentally; “The thief eluded the
police”; “This difficult idea seems to evade her”; “The
event evades explanation” [syn: elude, evade]
English → English (gcide)
Bilk \Bilk\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Bilked; p. pr. & vb. n.
Bilking.] [Origin unknown. Cf. Balk.]
To frustrate or disappoint; to deceive or defraud, by
nonfulfillment of engagement; to leave in the lurch; to give
the slip to; as, to bilk a creditor. --Thackeray.
Bilk \Bilk\, n.
1. A thwarting an adversary in cribbage by spoiling his
score; a balk.
2. A cheat; a trick; a hoax. --Hudibras.
3. Nonsense; vain words. --B. Jonson.
4. A person who tricks a creditor; an untrustworthy, tricky