Synonyms for fraud

Synonyms for (noun) fraud

Synonyms: dupery, hoax, humbug, fraud, fraudulence, put-on

Definition: something intended to deceive; deliberate trickery intended to gain an advantage

Similar words: guile, trickery, shenanigan, chicane, chicanery, wile

Definition: the use of tricks to deceive someone (usually to extract money from them)


Synonyms: fraud

Definition: intentional deception resulting in injury to another person

Similar words: law-breaking, crime, criminal offence, criminal offense, offence, offense

Definition: (criminal law) an act punishable by law; usually considered an evil act

Usage: a long record of crimes


Synonyms: imposter, impostor, sham, shammer, role player, fraud, fake, faker, pseud, pseudo, pretender

Definition: a person who makes deceitful pretenses

Similar words: deceiver, beguiler, trickster, cheat, cheater, slicker

Definition: someone who leads you to believe something that is not true