Origin of swindle
OTHER WORDS FROM swindleswin·dle·a·ble, adjectiveswin·dler, nounswin·dling·ly, adverbout·swin·dle, verb (used with object), out·swin·dled, out·swin·dling.
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How to use swindle in a sentence
Flimflam felt better in the mouth than swindle, and rubberneck was a more agreeable verb than crane.From ‘Scientist’ to ‘Spam,’ the Surprisingly Playful Origins of English Words|Ralph Keyes|April 1, 2021|Time
An illegal stock tip is not the same thing as a swindle; but $68 million buys a lot of basketballs and BB guns.What Tolstoy Teaches Us About Insider Trading|Liesl Schillinger|June 2, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Another way of looking at it: How many Bernard Madoffs would it take to swindle the US taxpayer out of $1.2 trillion?The Wall Street Journal's Trillion-Dollar Error|Christopher Buckley|January 14, 2009|DAILY BEAST
I know where it claims to be, and I know it is just one big swindle from beginning to end.
He said it was a bad swindle and he knew many others who had lost their money, too, which I thought would please you.
Bois l'Hery's horses were unsound, Schwalbach's gallery was a swindle, Moessard's articles a recognised blackmail.The Nabob|Alphonse Daudet
The whole thing was a cleverly-planned swindle, and unless you can get the bonds back you'll be out the money.
That is true, too,—although I somehow think Merrick is the prime mover in this swindle.