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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"

Definitions from Wiktionary


  • 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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  • Another Smith swindle revealed
    Murderer and sex offender Phillip Smith swindled $26,700 in student living costs while housed at public expense in prison. Read more on this news related to 'Swindle'
  • How Spelunky helped Dan Marshall reinvent The Swindle
    Last year, developer Dan Marshall cancelled The Swindle, a game he had been working on for two years. Now the dev has resurrected the game with a new direction -- and it's all thanks to Spelunky. ... Read more on this news related to 'Swindle'
  • KRAUTHAMMER: The climate pact swindle
    Historic. Such is the ubiquitous description of the climate agreement recently announced in Beijing between Barack Obama and Xi Jinping in which China promised for the first time to cap carbon emissio Read more on this news related to 'Swindle'

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