Definition of 'swindle'
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You could argue that was swindled money well spent. Times, Sunday Times (2010)It's really all a great swindle. Times, Sunday Times (2008)She swindled taxpayers' cash to spend on her vanity. The Sun (2010)If you want to make your hair stand on end, read the story of the great salad oil swindle. Principles of Corporate Finance (1991)It's all part of the great Sarko swindle. Times, Sunday Times (2012)It is the biggest swindle in sport that the women's prizes are on a par with the men's. Times, Sunday Times (2015)
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Translations for 'swindle'
British English: swindle VERB
If someone swindles a person or an organization, they deceive them in order to get something valuable from them, especially money.
A businessman swindled investors out of a small fortune.
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