chiseller


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chiseller

(ˈtʃɪzələ)
n
1. (Crafts) a person who uses a chisel
2. informal a cheat
3. slang Dublin a child
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.chiseller - a person who swindles you by means of deception or fraud
card shark, card sharp, card sharper, cardsharp, cardsharper, sharper, sharpie, sharpy - a professional card player who makes a living by cheating at card games
clip artist - a swindler who fleeces the victim
con artist, con man, confidence man - a swindler who exploits the confidence of his victim
beguiler, cheater, deceiver, trickster, slicker, cheat - someone who leads you to believe something that is not true
welcher, welsher - someone who swindles you by not repaying a debt or wager
Translations

chiseller

chiseler (US) [ˈtʃɪzləʳ] Ngorrón m
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For all I know - and Alan Curbishley said as much himself - Scott Parker might well have behaved like a first-class chiseller the moment Chelsea fluttered her beguiling eyelashes at him, luring him to her bosom with promises of wealth and glory.
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Director Stephen Frears neatly alternates between the audacious scams executed by the trio of con artists, with sudden moments of calculated violence and the intense rivalry that develops between expert bet chiseller Huston, her ambitious son and his scheming girlfriend.