- 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.
- NAmE//ˈswɪndlər//noun synonym con man
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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