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Definition of bilk verb from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary



(informal) bilk somebody (out of something) bilk something (from somebody)Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they bilk
he / she / it bilks
past simple bilked
-ing form bilking
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to cheat someone, especially by taking money from them a con man who bilked investors out of millions of dollars
See the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary entry: bilk