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Hasil cari dari kata atau frase: bilk (0.01345 detik)
Found 2 items, similar to bilk.
English → English (WordNet) Definition: bilk bilk 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) Definition: Bilk 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. [1913 Webster] Bilk \Bilk\, n. 1. A thwarting an adversary in cribbage by spoiling his score; a balk. [1913 Webster] 2. A cheat; a trick; a hoax. --Hudibras. [1913 Webster] 3. Nonsense; vain words. --B. Jonson. [1913 Webster] 4. A person who tricks a creditor; an untrustworthy, tricky person. --Marryat. [1913 Webster]

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