Have you ever pulled a con job on someone?
Have you ever cheated anyone?
Have you made a fool of someone?
Have you SWINDLED someone’s money?
As you guess from above, swindle means to cheat or defraud someone of his belongings.
The dictionary definitions for SWINDLE are as follows:
1. To cheat or defraud of money or property. (verb)
2. To obtain by fraudulent means: swindled money from the company. (verb)
3. The act or an instance of swindling. (noun)
Masters Tip to remember SWINDLE:
We will use monetary instruments such as shares, mutual funds and insurance schemes to learn this word. How often do we hear about insurance and stock market frauds? In each of these, the innocent man is swindled out of his hard earned belongings.