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Definition of swindle verb from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

     

    swindle

     verb
    verb
    NAmE//ˈswɪndl//
     
    Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they swindle
     
    he / she / it swindles
     
    past simple swindled
     
    -ing form swindling
     
     
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  1. to cheat someone in order to get something, especially money, from them swindle somebody (out of something) They swindled him out of hundreds of dollars. swindle something (out of somebody) They swindled hundreds of dollars out of him.
  2. NAmE//ˈswɪndlər//
     
    noun synonym con man
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