Synonyms for rook

Synonyms for (noun) rook

Synonyms: rook, Corvus frugilegus

Definition: common gregarious Old World bird about the size and color of the American crow

Similar words: corvine bird

Definition: birds of the crow family


Synonyms: castle, rook

Definition: (chess) the piece that can move any number of unoccupied squares in a direction parallel to the sides of the chessboard

Similar words: chess piece, chessman

Definition: any of 16 white and 16 black pieces used in playing the game of chess

Synonyms for (verb) rook

Synonyms: hornswoggle, goldbrick, gip, gyp, bunco, short-change, scam, rook, con, diddle, defraud, swindle, mulct, nobble, victimize

Definition: deprive of by deceit

Usage: He swindled me out of my inheritance; She defrauded the customers who trusted her; the cashier gypped me when he gave me too little change

Similar words: rip off, cheat, chisel

Definition: deprive somebody of something by deceit

Usage: The con-man beat me out of $50; This salesman ripped us off!; we were cheated by their clever-sounding scheme; They chiseled me out of my money