HyperDic: short-change

English > 2 senses of the word short-change:
VERBsocialshort-change, shortcheat someone by not returning him enough money
socialshort-change, victimize, swindle, rook, goldbrick, nobble, diddle, bunco, defraud, scam, mulct, hornswoggle, condeprive of by deceit
English > short-change: 2 senses > verb 1, social
Meaningcheat someone by not returning him enough money.
PatternSomebody ----s somebody
Synonymshort
Broadervictimize, swindle, rook, goldbrick, nobble, diddle, bunco, defraud, scam, mulct, hornswoggle, short-change, condeprive of by deceit
Spanishsisar
English > short-change: 2 senses > verb 2, social
Meaningdeprive of by deceit.
PatternSomebody ----s somebody; Somebody ----s somebody PP
Synonymsvictimize, swindle, rook, goldbrick, nobble, diddle, bunco, defraud, scam, mulct, hornswoggle, con
Narrowershort-change, shortcheat someone by not returning him enough money
Broadercheat, rip off, chiseldeprive somebody of something by deceit
Spanishdar gato por liebre, defraudar, embaucar, engañar, estafar, petardear, timar, victimizar
Catalandefraudar, entabanar, estafar

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