[ swin-dld ]
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  1. (of a gem) cut so as to retain the maximum weight of the original stone or to give a false impression of size, especially by having the table too large.

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How to use swindled in a sentence

  • He, Aristide Pujol, was the most sweetly, the most completely swindled man in France.

  • And for the third time he was swindled by a persuasive man and a lying one-sided contract.

    Blazed Trail Stories | Stewart Edward White
  • That he had really been swindled by such nicely-spoken men as he had met at the Carwell hotel seemed extraordinary to him.

    The Rover Boys on the Farm | Arthur M. Winfield (AKA Edward Stratemeyer)
  • The fourth time he may be swindled again more easily and completely than before.

  • “Anstey swindled him out of every shilling he had,” put in Dawes, seeing Gerard hesitate and look a trifle embarrassed.

    The Luck of Gerard Ridgeley | Bertram Mitford