Chiseler



[chiz-uh-ler, chiz-ler] /ˈtʃɪz ə lər, ˈtʃɪz lər/

noun
1.
a person who cheats or tricks; swindler.
2.
a person who uses a , as a wood carver.
n.

1824, “one who works with a chisel,” agent noun from chisel (v.). In slang sense of “swindler,” attested from 1918.

noun

A person who defrauds: chiseler who we called an accountant (1918+)

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