Synonyms for short-change

Synonyms for (verb) short-change

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


Synonyms: short, short-change

Definition: cheat someone by not returning him enough money

Similar words: 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