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Definitions from Wordnet 2.0


  • the act of swindling by some fraudulent scheme; "that book is a fraud"
  • 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"

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  • the act of swindling by some fraudulent scheme; "that book is a fraud"

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Wikipedia Meaning and Definition on 'Swindle'


  • Swindle: A swindle is a kind of fraud. Swindle may also refer to: Swindle (surname) Swindle Island, British Columbia, Canada 8690 Swindle, an asteroid Il bidone
  • Drop swindle: The drop swindle was a confidence trick commonly used during the 19th and 20th centuries. Employing a variety of techniques the con usually consists of
  • The Great Rock 'n' Roll Swindle: film. For the album, see The Great Rock 'n' Roll Swindle (album). The Great Rock 'n' Roll Swindle (1980) is a mockumentary film directed by Julien Temple
  • Swindle (magazine): Swindle was a bi-monthly arts and culture publication founded in 2004 by artist Shepard Fairey. Swindle has not been published since 2009 and is, in effect
  • Swindle (Transformers): Swindle is the name given to several different fictional characters in the Transformers universes. Swindle originally appeared as a member of a group
  • Christina Swindle: Christina Swindle (born October 6, 1984) is a female freestyle swimmer from the United States. Swindle won a gold medal in the 400m free relay and a silver
  • Swindle (novel): Swindle is a 2008 book by Gordon Korman. The book is about a 6th grader named Griffin Bing who has found the answer to his family's financial problems
  • Eilenberg–Mazur swindle: In mathematics, the Eilenberg–Mazur swindle, named after Samuel Eilenberg and Barry Mazur, is a method of proof that involves paradoxical properties of
  • R. J. Swindle: Robert Joseph "R. J." Swindle (born July 7, 1983) is a Canadian former professional baseball pitcher. Swindle throws five pitches: a fastball, slider
  • The Great Rock 'n' Roll Swindle (song): "The Great Rock 'n' Roll Swindle" is the title song of The Great Rock 'n' Roll Swindle movie soundtrack album. The single was released on 12 September

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  • The Swindle has a publisher, coming to consoles this year
    The Swindle, a "steampunk cybercrime caper" shelved and then resurrected by its creator last October, has found a publisher — Curve Digital, which says the game will launch on PlayStation, Wii U and Xbox this year. Development on The Swindle dates to 2011, but creator Dan Marshall abandoned the project after figuring he couldn't make its gameplay Read more on this news related to 'Swindle'
  • ‘Boiler Room’ felon tried to swindle wife out of millions
    A stock “pump and dump” felon whose story inspired the movie “Boiler Room” tried to use his old tricks to swindle his estranged wife out of millions in marital assets... Read more on this news related to 'Swindle'
  • Con men swindle Atlantic City casinos of millions
    How a group of con men from Bangladesh came to New York City and used Atlantic City casinos to steal millions, according to investigators. Read more on this news related to 'Swindle'

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