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adjective as in cheated

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The Texas Republican practically bilked his donors by running the most unserious campaign in recent American history.

The California governor candidate hit back hard against charges she bilked a Hispanic housekeeper.

Recording companies bilked the artists who created the music.

He said he thought he had been bilked, and that the money would never be turned over.

She threw the paint-stained duster into the studio stove, stuck out her tongue at the sleeper, and whispered, 'Bilked!'

Were the owners and occupiers of the blocks of offices paid for them, or were they bilked like the hotel proprietors?

Don't tell me you bilked 'em all so 'andily on settin' that 'ouse afire.

But she is almost twenty; she is amazingly swift behind the bar, and no man has yet bilked her of a penny.


On this page you'll find 17 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to bilked, such as: bamboozled, beguiled, burned, conned, deceived, and defrauded.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.