HyperDic: chisel

English > 4 senses of the word chisel:
NOUNartifactchiselan edge tool with a flat steel blade with a cutting edge
VERBsocialchisel, cheatengage in deceitful behavior
socialchisel, cheat, rip offdeprive somebody of something by deceit
contactchiselcarve with a chisel
chisel > pronunciation
Soundschih'zahl
Rhymesabdominal ... zoological: 2115 rhymes with ahl...
English > chisel: 4 senses > noun 1, artifact
MeaningAn edge tool with a flat steel blade with a cutting edge.
NarrowerburinA chisel of tempered steel with a sharp point
cold chisel, set chiselNarrow chisel made of steel
drove, drove chiselA stonemason's chisel with a broad edge for dressing stone / stone
firmer chiselA chisel with a thin blade for woodworking
ripping chiselA long chisel with a slightly bent cutting end
wood chiselA chisel for working wood
Broaderedge toolAny cutting tool with a sharp cutting edge (as a chisel or knife or plane / plane or gouge)
Spanishcincel, escoplo, formón
Catalanbadaina, badaine, cisell
Verbschiselcarve with a chisel
English > chisel: 4 senses > verb 1, social
MeaningEngage in deceitful behavior; practice trickery or fraud / fraud.
PatternSomebody ----s
Example"Who's chiseling on the side?"
Synonymcheat
NarrowercozenAct with artful deceit
cribUse a crib, as in an exam
fudge, manipulate, fake, falsify, cook, wangle, misrepresentTamper, with the purpose of deception
jobProfit privately from public office and official business
rig, set upArrange the outcome of by means of deceit
sharkPlay the shark
Broaderdeceive, lead on, delude, cozenBe false to
Spanishhacer trampa
Nounschiseller, chiselera person who swindles you by means of deception or fraud / fraud
English > chisel: 4 senses > verb 2, social
Meaningdeprive somebody of something by deceit.
PatternSomebody ----s; Somebody ----s somebody; Somebody ----s somebody of something
Example "They chiseled me out of my money"
Synonymscheat, rip off
Entailsdeceive, lead on, delude, cozenBe false to
Narrowerbeat, bunkavoid paying
bilkcheat somebody out of what is due, especially money
cozencheat or trick
gazumpRaise the price of something after agreeing on a lower price
gyp, gip(sometimes offensive) to cheat or swindle
juggle, beguile, hoodwinkInfluence by slyness
overcharge, soak, surcharge, gazump, fleece, plume, pluck, rob, hookrip off
victimize, swindle, rook, goldbrick, nobble, diddle, bunco, defraud, scam, mulct, hornswoggle, short-change, condeprive of by deceit
welsh, welchcheat by avoiding payment of a gambling debt
whipsawvictimize, especially in gambling or negotiations
Broadervictimize, victimisemake a victim / victim of
Spanisharrancar, birlar, descuerar, engañar, estafar, timar
Catalanensarronar, estafar
Nounschiseller, chiselera person who swindles you by means of deception or fraud / fraud
English > chisel: 4 senses > verb 3, contact
Meaningcarve with a chisel.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Something ----s something
Example"chisel the marble"
Broadercarve, chip atengrave / engrave / engrave or cut by chipping away at a surface
Spanishcincelar
Catalancisellar
Nounschiselan edge tool with a flat steel blade with a cutting edge

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