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Synonyms for short-change

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. short-change, short(verb)

    cheat someone by not returning him enough money

    Synonyms:
    scam, hornswoggle, rook, short-circuit, swindle, bunco, nobble, con, gyp, goldbrick, victimize, mulct, short, diddle, gip, defraud

  2. victimize, swindle, rook, goldbrick, nobble, diddle, bunco, defraud, scam, mulct, gyp, gip, hornswoggle, short-change, con(verb)

    deprive of by deceit

    "He swindled me out of my inheritance"; "She defrauded the customers who trusted her"; "the cashier gypped me when he gave me too little change"

    Synonyms:
    rook, cabbage, fiddle, hook, nobble, victimize, gip, shirk, goldbrick, swindle, con, memorise, snatch, diddle, lift, gyp, kidnap, abstract, toy, abduct, pilfer, filch, purloin, snarf, defraud, hornswoggle, play, victimise, sneak, bunco, pinch, swipe, short, memorize, learn, scam, mulct, shrink from

How to pronounce short-change?

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How to say short-change in sign language?

  1. shortchange

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How to use short-change in a sentence?

  1. W. Somerset Maugham:

    When you choose your friends, don't be short-changed by choosing personality over character.

  2. Warren Buffett:

    Nobody who's donated to Glide has ever felt short-changed.

  3. Misan Rewane:

    A lot of these young people have come out of school systems that have short-changed them.

  4. Akira Nishino:

    (Fans) were short-changed 10 minutes and they probably got a bit less mileage than usual out of the first 80, so I want to pay people back.


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