- [noun] the act of swindling by some fraudulent scheme; "that book is a fraud"
Synonyms: cheat, rig
- [verb] deprive of by deceit; "He swindled me out of my inheritance"; "She defrauded the customers who trusted her"; "the cashier gypped me when he gave me too little change"
Synonyms: victimize, rook, goldbrick, nobble, diddle, bunco, defraud, scam, mulct, gyp, con
bunco, bunco game, bunko, bunko game, con, confidence trick, confidence game, con game, gyp, hustle, sting, flimflam
shell game, thimblerig