to defraud; cheat:
He bilked the government of almost a million dollars.
to evade payment of (a debt).
a career bilked by poor health.
to escape from; elude:
to bilk one’s pursuers.
a cheat; swindler.
a trick; fraud; deceit.
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to balk; thwart
(often foll by of) to cheat or deceive, esp to avoid making payment to
to escape from; elude
(cribbage) to play a card that hinders (one’s opponent) from scoring in his or her crib
a swindle or cheat
a person who swindles or cheats
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to defraud; cheat: He bilked the government of almost a million dollars. to evade payment of (a debt). to frustrate: a career bilked by poor health. to escape from; elude: to bilk one’s pursuers. a cheat; swindler. a trick; fraud; deceit. Contemporary Examples The Week’s Best Longreads for December 21, 2013 David Sessions December 20, […]
a statement of money owed for goods or services supplied: He paid the hotel bill when he checked out. a piece of paper money worth a specified amount: a ten-dollar bill. Government. a form or draft of a proposed statute presented to a legislature, but not yet enacted or passed and made law. bill of […]
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