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Princeton's WordNet

  1. swindler, defrauder, chiseller, chiseler, gouger, scammer, grifternoun

    a person who swindles you by means of deception or fraud


  1. swindlernoun

    A person who swindles, cheats or defrauds.


  1. swindler

    A charlatan (also called a swindler or mountebank) is a person practicing quackery or a similar confidence trick in order to obtain money, power, fame, or other advantages through pretense or deception. One example of a Charlatan is The Pardoner of "The Canturbury Tales" who tricks sinners into buying fake religious relics. Synonyms for charlatan include shyster, quack, or faker. Quack is a reference to quackery or the practice of dubious medicine, including the sale of snake oil, or a person who does not have medical training who purports to provide medical services.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Swindlernoun

    one who swindles, or defrauds grossly; one who makes a practice of defrauding others by imposition or deliberate artifice; a cheat

Surnames Frequency by Census Records


    According to the U.S. Census Bureau, Swindler is ranked #16868 in terms of the most common surnames in America.

    The Swindler surname appeared 1,690 times in the 2010 census and if you were to sample 100,000 people in the United States, approximately 1 would have the surname Swindler.

    80.8% or 1,367 total occurrences were White.
    13.6% or 231 total occurrences were Black.
    2% or 35 total occurrences were of two or more races.
    1.5% or 26 total occurrences were of Hispanic origin.
    1% or 18 total occurrences were Asian.
    0.7% or 13 total occurrences were American Indian or Alaskan Native.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of swindler in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of swindler in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Examples of swindler in a Sentence

  1. Lakshheish M Patel:

    Whole Indian market is in panic mood and investors are queuing up for withdrawing money from Shares, MF and SIP, as they have seen their saving cash eroding while swindler companies are enjoying thanks to govt and brokers fooling tactics

  2. Lakshheish M Patel:

    Everyday, when there is o major fluctuation in share prices SBI securities web trading platform pages work without any error but other time especially during opening and closing session or sudden fall or rise of share prices its pages become unresponsive. Its a swindler like most brokers

  3. Proverb:

    The swindler readily cheats the covetous man. #StockMarket

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