Definitions

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  • n. one who steals money they have been trusted with, especially from one's employer; one who embezzles

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. One who embezzles.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. One who embezzles.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. someone who violates a trust by taking (money) for his own use

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Examples

  • There's a railroad dick Edward Brophy who isn't quite sure why he's been asked to stakeout this train, but who begins to suspect that Jace is an "embezzler" when he finds stacks of money — his life savings — in this average joe's suitcase.

    Sleepers West

  • The classwork involved poring over fake bank records and tax returns, interviewing mock suspects, and tailing an "embezzler" as he walked across campus carrying a sack of poker chips - all in hopes that some students may decide they want to do that kind of thing for real.

    The Seattle Times

  • The suicide is contemptible, besides being pitiable, when he is hounded out of life despite himself, when he is a little embezzler of a clerk who rushes from the music hall to the Thames and thinks of the unfinished glass with his last breath.

    The Kempton-Wace Letters

  • Meanwhile, I wonder whether Mr. Holder, so sensitive to the possibility that threats to his family might upset a hardened terrorist, will be looking into the seizure of an accused embezzler in Afghanistan and his less than gentle transport to the U.S.

    Brave Sir Barack

  • Apparently it doesn't matter that he is an embezzler as long he mouths the proper hate for the Democratic party and refuses to do anything once he gets to the senate.

    Romney backs Rubio in Florida primary battle

  • The LA Times is reporting that former Fry's executive and accused embezzler, Omar Siddiqui, once gambled away $8 million in a single day.

    The Consumerist: February 2009 Archives

  • Like so many Canadian officials, he was an embezzler.

    George Washington’s First War

  • The film, which stars Ben Stiller and Eddie Murphy as thieves targeting a Bernie Madoff-like embezzler, performed on the lower end of Universal's expectations, which the studio's President of Distribution Nikki Rocco attributed to the "general malaise" in the movie-going marketplace.

    'Puss' Keeps Box-Office Lead

  • That was how our oppressor, the killer of the innocent, the by force-ruler, the embezzler of National treasures gave up the ghost unceremoniously.

    JUNE 8 AND THE DEATH OF ABACHA

  • Give him your stickup guy and embezzler, your juvenile delinquent and car robber.

    Style in Fiction

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