|n.||1.||One who swindles, or defrauds grossly; one who makes a practice of defrauding others by imposition or deliberate artifice; a cheat.|
Fraud and injustice soon follow, and the dignity of the British merchant is sunk in the scandalous appellation of a swindler.
|Noun||1.||swindler - a person who swindles you by means of deception or fraud|
SWINDLER, criminal law. A cheat; one guilty of defrauding divers persons. 1
Term Rep. 748; 2 H. Blackst. 531; Stark. on Sland. 135.
2. Swindling is usually applied to a transaction, where the guilty party procures the delivery to him, under a pretended contract, of the personal property of another, with the felonious design of appropriating it to his own use. 2 Russell on Crimes, 130; Alison, Prine. Cr. Law of Scotland, 250; Mass. 406.