verb (used with object), swin·dled, swin·dling.
verb (used without object), swin·dled, swin·dling.
Origin of swindle
Related formsswin·dle·a·ble, adjectiveswin·dler, nounswin·dling·ly, adverbout·swin·dle, verb (used with object), out·swin·dled, out·swin·dling.
Examples from the Web for swindler
The most ridiculous character in Pay Any Price may be Dennis Montgomery, who is described as an inveterate gambler and swindler.Speed Read: James Risen Indicts The War On Terror’s Costly Follies|William O’Connor|October 14, 2014|DAILY BEAST
From the start, we see him as he is: a despot and a swindler, a Dallas blue-blood with FBI ties, fleeing a violent past.
Top Producerby Norb Vonnegut A financial thriller about a Bernie Madoff-like swindler.
I will turn and face you,” the 71-year swindler in a Savile Row-tailored charcoal-gray suit said flatly: “I am sorry.
We designed and built the incredible Swindler Cove Park, which sits at the top of Harlem River Drive.
And the first man who sold coal in Philadelphia was chased from the State as a swindler.The Romance of the Reaper|Herbert Newton Casson
We can prove that you are not only a swindler but a forger, and our success will consign you to a prison cell.The Young Acrobat of the Great North American Circus|Horatio Alger Jr.
He was bankrupt and had sought to buy this treasure, and must now needs go through life as a swindler.Despair's Last Journey|David Christie Murray
But I keep thinking of those two praying, trusting neighbors of yours, and I feel wretchedly like a swindler.Roderick Hudson|Henry James
Mr. St. John was so hasty in his announcement, that I feel myself a swindler coming here under false pretences.The Curate in Charge|Margaret Oliphant