chiseler

chiseler
a) One who uses a chisel for carving.

[Of course $20,000 is too much.] Only a cheap chiseler would ask that much.

Reuben and the son were piking it down the quay next the river on their way to the Isle of Man boat and the young chiseller suddenly got loose and over the wall with him into the Liffey.


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  • chiseler — chiseler, chiseller chiseller . 1. a person who swindles you by means of deception or fraud. Syn: swindler, chiseler, gouger, sharper, sharpie, sharpy. [WordNet 1.5] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • chiseler — n. a small time crook; a cheater. (Originally underworld. Also a rude term of address.) □ You dirty, two bit chiseler! Give me my money back! □ Why did you trust a known chiseler like him? …   Dictionary of American slang and colloquial expressions

  • chiseler — noun see chisel II …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • chiseler — /chiz euh leuhr, chiz leuhr/, n. 1. a person who cheats or tricks; swindler. 2. a person who uses a chisel, as a wood carver. Also, esp. Brit., chiseller. [1880 85; CHISEL + ER1] * * * …   Universalium

  • chiseler — (Roget s Thesaurus II) noun Informal A person who cheats: bilk, cheat, cheater, cozener, defrauder, rook, sharper, swindler, trickster, victimizer. Informal: crook, flimflammer. Slang: diddler, gyp, gypper. See HONEST …   English dictionary for students

  • chiseler — chis·el·er || tʃɪzlÉ™(r) n. one who chisels or chips; one who cuts with chisel; cheater …   English contemporary dictionary

  • chiseler — chis·el·er …   English syllables

  • chiseler — noun a person who swindles you by means of deception or fraud • Syn: ↑swindler, ↑defrauder, ↑chiseller, ↑gouger, ↑scammer, ↑grifter • Derivationally related forms: ↑scam ( …   Useful english dictionary

  • chiseller — chiseler chiseler, chiseller chiseller . 1. a person who swindles you by means of deception or fraud. Syn: swindler, chiseler, gouger, sharper, sharpie, sharpy. [WordNet 1.5] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • cheat — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) v. deceive, defraud (See deception). II (Roget s IV) n. 1. [One who cheats] Syn. rogue, cheater, swindler, fraud, quack, charlatan, conniver, confidence man, scammer, chiseler, impostor, masquerader,… …   English dictionary for students

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