English Thesaurus

Synonyms of 'fleece'

(noun) 
Definition
the wool removed from a sheep at one shearing
a blanket of lamb's fleece
Synonyms
wool
These shawls are made from the wool of mountain goats.
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coat
Vitamin B6 is great for improving the condition of dogs' and horses' coats.
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fur
The creature's fur is short and dense.
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coat of wool
(verb) 
Definition
to defraud or overcharge
She claims he fleeced her out of thousands of pounds.
Synonyms
cheat
He cheated an old woman out of her life savings.
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skin (slang)
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rob
I was robbed by a used-car dealer.
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con (informal)
She claimed that a fraudster had conned her out of her life savings.
The British motorist has been conned by the government.
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rifle
The child rifled the till while her mother distracted the postmistress.
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stiff (slang)
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soak (US, Canadian, slang)
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sting (informal)
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bleed (informal)
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rip off (slang)
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plunder
They plundered and burned the town.
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defraud
He pleaded guilty to conspiracy to defraud the government.
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overcharge
If you feel a taxi driver has overcharged you, say so.
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swindle
He swindled investors out of millions of pounds.
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rook (slang)
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diddle (informal)
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take for a ride (informal)
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despoil
the modern day industry which has despoiled the town
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take to the cleaners (slang)
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sell a pup
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cozen (literary)
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mulct
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scam (slang)
(verb) 
Synonyms
shear
In the Hebrides they shear their sheep later than everyone else.
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clip
I saw an old man out clipping his hedge.

Additional synonyms

in the sense of clip
Definition
to cut or trim with scissors or shears
I saw an old man out clipping his hedge.
Synonyms
cut,
cut short,
in the sense of coat
Definition
the hair, wool, or fur of an animal
Vitamin B6 is great for improving the condition of dogs' and horses' coats.
Synonyms
in the sense of con
Definition
to swindle or defraud
She claimed that a fraudster had conned her out of her life savings.The British motorist has been conned by the government.
Synonyms
rip off (slang),
sting (informal),
kid (informal),
skin (slang),
stiff (slang),
gull (archaic),
rook (slang),
bamboozle (informal),
double-cross (informal),
diddle (informal),
take for a ride (informal),
do the dirty on (British, informal),
sell a pup,
pull a fast one on (informal),
scam (slang)

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