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verb (used with object), short·changed, short·chang·ing.
  1. to give less than the correct change to.
  2. to deal with unfairly or dishonestly, especially to cheat.
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Origin of shortchange

An Americanism dating back to 1890–95
Related formsshort·chang·er, noun
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Related Words for shortchanged

fleece, sting, bamboozle, bilk, deceive, defraud, dupe, finagle, flimflam, gyp, hose, mislead, rook, scam, screw, shaft, stiff, swindle, take, trick

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