Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. One who works with a chisel; one who carves, cuts, or shapes with a chisel.
- n. One who uses a chisel for carving.
- n. informal A cheat; a swindler; a con artist.
- n. informal, Ireland A child.
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. a person who swindles you by means of deception or fraud.
- n. a person who swindles you by means of deception or fraud
- to chisel + -er (Wiktionary)
“He was a cheap crook and what used to be called a chiseler.”
“You want to call him a chiseler instead of a cheat, fine.”
“The chiseler fell in love, even if only for five minutes.”
“Dolowich was a petty chiseler from the Lower East Side who in 1929 aspired to become the Al Capone of a "syrup trust.”
“My point was that Beck, a lazy chiseler, had done the literary equivalent of buying a term paper on line, and that the bottom feeder who'd sold it to him had sold it elsewhere before.”
“My point was that Beck, a lazy chiseler, had done the literary equivalent of buying a term paper online, and that the bottom feeder who'd sold it to him had sold it elsewhere before.”
“If you lived in Egypt two hundred generations ago, perhaps with a gratifying job as stone chiseler in Giza, you wouldn't worry much about career burnout.”
“Yep, and he probably SMS'd the chiseler from the Senate floor the moment the gavel fell, to begin carving.”
“He will be exiled to the penumbra of history, remembered if he is remembered at all as a small-time chiseler.”
“Let's face it: Dan Rostenkowski brought the cheap and arrogant values of a Chicago chiseler to Washington.”
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For more badness, see hernesheir's excellent Perponyms.
I feel like I have such a negative mind-set for doing lists like these, haha! But they are fun words to use in writing, anyway- especially when writing big-headed characters that like to insult peo...
You're on the grift, same as me.
From the Dictionary of British Slang: Knickers in a Twist, by Jonathan Bernstein
These are words I like.
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