verb (used with object), swin·dled, swin·dling.
verb (used without object), swin·dled, swin·dling.
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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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Example sentences from the Web for swindle
An illegal stock tip is not the same thing as a swindle; but $68 million buys a lot of basketballs and BB guns.
Another way of looking at it: How many Bernard Madoffs would it take to swindle the US taxpayer out of $1.2 trillion?
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.