Definition of Swindlers

1. Noun. (plural of swindler) ¹



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Definition of Swindlers

1. swindler [n] - See also: swindler

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Swindlers

swimmy
swims
swimsuit
swimsuited
swimsuits
swimwear
swimwears
swindge
swindged
swindges
swindging
swindle
swindled
swindler
swindleries
swindlers (current term)
swindlery
swindles
swindling
swine
swine-flesh
swine fever
swine flesh
swine flu
swine influenza
swinebread
swinecote
swinecotes
swineflesh
swinefordite

Literary usage of Swindlers

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1. A Treatise on the Police of the Metropolis: Containing a Detail of the by Patrick Colquhoun (1806)
"The different classes of Cheats and swindlers, and the various tricks and devices ... swindlers who open shops as Auctioneers.—4th. swindlers who pretend to ..."

2. A Dictionary of Slang, Jargon & Cant: Embracing English, American, and Anglo by Albert Barrère, Charles Godfrey Leland (1890)
"... (swindlers), one marked by thieves or swindlers as easy to dupe or rob. " Buy a watch-ticket, John?" cry one did— " Will you bid ? ..."

3. George Eliot's Works by George Eliot (1894)
"MORAL swindlers. IT is a familiar example of irony in the degradation of words that " what a man is worth " has come to mean how much money he possesses; ..."

4. Gold Bricks of Speculation: A Study of Speculation and Its Counterfeits, and by John Hill (1904)
"THE TOOLS OF THE swindlers. CHAPTER I. "FAKE" TRADE JOURNALS. How pretended financial journals boost swindling schemes; how they aid turf swindles; ..."

5. A Treatise on Extradition and Interstate Rendition: With Appendices by John Bassett Moore (1891)
"Case of " Electric Sugar " swindlers. — On January, 28, 1889, ... known as the electric sugar swindlers, with grand larceny in the first degree, ..."

6. Underground: Or, Life Below the Surface. Incidents and Accidents Beyond the by Thomas Wallace Knox (1876)
"DEVICES TO AVOID THESE swindlers. — ANNUAL AMOUNT OF THEIR SWINDLES. ... All roads lead to New York ; all swindlers and adventurers journey thither in ..."

7. Travels in Various Countries of Europe, Asia and Africa by Edward Daniel Clarke (1816)
"... Tables — Anecdote of two English Gentlemen — Precautions to be used in travelling — Dealers in Virtu — Adventurers and swindlers — Immense Wealth of tke ..."

8. A Treatise on the Police of the Metropolis: Containing a Detail of the by Patrick Colquhoun (1806)
"The different classes of Cheats and swindlers, and the various tricks and devices ... swindlers who open shops as Auctioneers.—4th. swindlers who pretend to ..."

9. A Dictionary of Slang, Jargon & Cant: Embracing English, American, and Anglo by Albert Barrère, Charles Godfrey Leland (1890)
"... (swindlers), one marked by thieves or swindlers as easy to dupe or rob. " Buy a watch-ticket, John?" cry one did— " Will you bid ? ..."

10. George Eliot's Works by George Eliot (1894)
"MORAL swindlers. IT is a familiar example of irony in the degradation of words that " what a man is worth " has come to mean how much money he possesses; ..."

11. Gold Bricks of Speculation: A Study of Speculation and Its Counterfeits, and by John Hill (1904)
"THE TOOLS OF THE swindlers. CHAPTER I. "FAKE" TRADE JOURNALS. How pretended financial journals boost swindling schemes; how they aid turf swindles; ..."

12. A Treatise on Extradition and Interstate Rendition: With Appendices by John Bassett Moore (1891)
"Case of " Electric Sugar " swindlers. — On January, 28, 1889, ... known as the electric sugar swindlers, with grand larceny in the first degree, ..."

13. Underground: Or, Life Below the Surface. Incidents and Accidents Beyond the by Thomas Wallace Knox (1876)
"DEVICES TO AVOID THESE swindlers. — ANNUAL AMOUNT OF THEIR SWINDLES. ... All roads lead to New York ; all swindlers and adventurers journey thither in ..."

14. Travels in Various Countries of Europe, Asia and Africa by Edward Daniel Clarke (1816)
"... Tables — Anecdote of two English Gentlemen — Precautions to be used in travelling — Dealers in Virtu — Adventurers and swindlers — Immense Wealth of tke ..."

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