Synonyms for fleecer
- con man
- clip artist
- scam artist
EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR FLEECER
They bargained and sold shrewdly, kept their wits ever open, turned sycophant to the aristocracy and a fleecer of the laborer.
Fox & Fleecer had instructions to unload at a dollar twenty-five, and they follow such instructions absolutely.
Old English fleos, from West Germanic *flusaz (cf. Middle Dutch vluus, Dutch vlies, Middle High German vlius, German Vlies), probably from PIE *pleus- "to pluck," also "a feather, fleece" (cf. Latin pluma "feather, down," Lithuanian plunksna "feather").