chiseler

[chiz-uh-ler, chiz-ler]
noun
1.
a person who cheats or tricks; swindler.
2.
a person who uses a chisel, as a wood carver.
Also, especially British, chiseller.


Origin:
1880–85; chisel + -er1

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chiseler

noun
a person who swindles you by means of deception or fraud [syn: swindler
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Example sentences
When chiseling on a pricing agreement is discovered, cartel prices will drop to punish the chiseler or the cartel may dissolve.
In either case the gains to the chiseler are fleeting.
The gambling chiseler who is really only a petty crook and sneak thief.
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