verb (used with object), fleeced, fleec·ing.
Words nearby fleece
Origin of fleece
OTHER WORDS FROM fleecefleece·a·ble, adjectivefleece·less, adjectivefleece·like, adjectivefleec·er, noun
Examples from the Web for fleecing
He even remembered to thank the voters and admonish cellphone companies for fleecing his fans.
The Sirdar strongly objected to our interpreters, who were preventing him from fleecing us in the matter of stores and supplies.Mount Everest the Reconnaissance, 1921|Charles Kenneth Howard-Bury
"Why, it is a fleecing of one," retorted the welsher savagely, even amid his successes.Under Two Flags|Ouida [Louise de la Ramee]
Violations of the criminal law and the various forms of sweating and fleecing one's fellow-men come under this category.The Unexpurgated Case Against Women Suffrage|Almroth E. Wright