Con artists routinely hack into accounts to impersonate people and bilk money from strangers.
The lawsuit alleged that Danone used these claims to bilk consumers out of more than $100 million.
"He told me Andrew had tried to bilk $50 million out of Mrs. Mellon," said Toben.
Bubbly, I contrived to bilk the doctor, by going twice a day to a place with a hole in it, over some large cookery vapours.
He's expecting a cablegram—this duffer, this scrub, this bilk!
We observe that a new planet has been discovered at bilk, in Germany.
This gaffer contrived to 'bilk' all the turnpikes in the kingdom.
Dost thou not wish to pass this gorge, and bilk the toll that's due save I use force to get it?
In the suburb of bilk there are the Floragarten and Volksgarten, the astronomical observatory and the harbour.
This could be no other than an incantation, and bilk stood rooted to the spot, unable to advance or retreat.
1650s, from or along with the noun (1630s), first used as a cribbage term; as a verb, "to spoil (someone's) score." Origin obscure, it was believed in 17c. to be "a word signifying nothing;" perhaps it s a thinned form of balk "to hinder." Meaning "to defraud" is first recorded 1670s. Related: Bilked; bilking.