Definitions for bilkbɪlk

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. bilk(verb)

    cheat somebody out of what is due, especially money

  2. thwart, queer, spoil, scotch, foil, cross, frustrate, baffle, bilk(verb)

    hinder or prevent (the efforts, plans, or desires) of

    "What ultimately frustrated every challenger was Ruth's amazing September surge"; "foil your opponent"

  3. bilk(verb)

    evade payment to

    "He bilked his creditors"

  4. elude, evade, bilk(verb)

    escape, either physically or mentally

    "The thief eluded the police"; "This difficult idea seems to evade her"; "The event evades explanation"


  1. bilk(Verb)

    To frustrate or disappoint; to deceive or defraud by not fulfilling an obligation; to leave in the lurch.

    Johnny plans to bilk his creditor.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Bilk(verb)

    to frustrate or disappoint; to deceive or defraud, by nonfulfillment of engagement; to leave in the lurch; to give the slip to; as, to bilk a creditor

  2. Bilk(noun)

    a thwarting an adversary in cribbage by spoiling his score; a balk

  3. Bilk(noun)

    a cheat; a trick; a hoax

  4. Bilk(noun)

    nonsense; vain words

  5. Bilk(noun)

    a person who tricks a creditor; an untrustworthy, tricky person

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Yank Barry:

    Evander, SAY SOMETHING! As the world knows that I helped a huge drug dealer in Canada bilk the government over $1 M who went on to import 22 TONS of hashish into Canada, and the rest too, my own bookkeeper, if he’s even needed now, though the State will take my background, properly present it as a ‘5-ton brass-knuckles’ and smash your chipmunk face clean in on this goddamn planet and I fucking OWN you financially so YOU better start singing for ME: WE GO DOWN TOGETHER!

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