Definitions

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  • n. one who defrauds.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. One who defrauds; a cheat; an embezzler; a peculator.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. One who defrauds; a cheat; a cozener; a peculator; a swindler.

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

  • n. a person who swindles you by means of deception or fraud

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Examples

  • "Then, your defrauder is the Marquis de Valorsay!"

    Baron Trigault's Vengeance

  • Remember that William Russell is one of the 'defrauder' candidates raising funds through shadowy direct mail firm

    Swing State Project

  • "BLMIS customer statements reflect impossible transactions and the Trustee is not obligated to step into the shoes of the defrauder or treat the customer statements as reflections of reality," said the court.

    Madoff trustee's loss calculation method upheld

  • "Indeed, if the Trustee had done otherwise, the whim of the defrauder would have controlled the process that is supposed to unwind the fraud," Dennis Jacobs , the chief judge of the Second Circuit, wrote in a 35-page opinion.

    Madoff Trustee Wins Ruling on 'Net Winners'

  • Perhaps he can show off his new medal when he comes to Washington on Wednesday for the D.C. premiere of “Casino Jack,” the film in which he stars as former lobbyist and convicted defrauder Jack Abramoff.

    Celebritology Weekend: Tom Hanks for president?

  • By his own admission, he did not pay sufficient attention to the details, and Bill Clinton, at the behest of Marc Rich's attorney, Scooter Libby, pardoned Rich, a notorious defrauder who had escaped to Switzerland without going to trial or serving a day in prison.

    Paul Abrams: Why Rove Attacks Eric Holder: To Provide Cover for Bush's Pardons

  • It allowed the thief, the adulterer, the murderer and the defrauder of the poor to secure forgiveness of his sins by buying his way out of the allegedly purifying flames of Purgatory rather than demanding a radical change of his life to a true "path of righteousness".

    Father Paul Mayer: The Carbon Tax: A Moral Issue

  • As example, he once tweaked a tax defrauder by saying something like: Says here I can sentence you to twenty years.

    Firedoglake » Tidying Up: Walton Decision, G/J and Other Bits

  • Because of memories of the slim, crisp excise defrauder stripped in the moonlight of his fancy clothes and fancy manners?

    Morgan’s Run

  • Of the mincing laughingstock or the brisk excise defrauder, no sign whatsoever.

    Morgan’s Run

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