Definition for swindled (2 of 2)
verb (used with object), swin·dled, swin·dling.
verb (used without object), swin·dled, swin·dling.
Origin of swindle
Examples from the Web for swindled
Tweed is estimated to have swindled the equivalent of $3.5 billion from New York during his time as a senator.
He had been swindled out of his life savings—around $8 million—by his former manager and lover Kelley Lynch.
Murrell was a horse thief and slave stealer who swindled his way through the Deep South in the early 1830s.Django Unchained’s Bloody Real History in Mississippi|Adam Rothman|February 24, 2013|DAILY BEAST
If I lost millions, it's because so-and-so A swindled me, or so-and-so B down the supply line didn't do his part, and it hurt me.
I take my line: ladies, you have been swindled out of a large sum of money.Hard Cash|Charles Reade
Between you and me, he swindled them, and beat us for 'extra' profit.Scamping Tricks and Odd Knowledge|John Newman
A blank shyster, who had swindled the widows and orphans in Arkansas and escaped from jail.Trent's Trust and Other Stories|Bret Harte
And a damned cunning swindle Cascan Oil was, as efficient a bubble as ever swindled money out of the public.The Romantic Lady|Michael Arlen
And he went up with Justin to the room, to make sure that he had not been swindled by the wicked hotel men.Justin Wingate, Ranchman|John H. Whitson
British Dictionary definitions for swindled
Word Origin for swindle
Word Origin and History for swindled
1782, back-formation from swindler. Related: Swindled; swindling. As a noun from 1833.