bilk out

bilk out

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  • bilk — v. (D; tr.) to bilk out of (they bilked us out of the money) * * * [bɪlk] (D; tr.) to bilk out of (they bilked us out of the money) …   Combinatory dictionary

  • bilk — [bılk] v [T] [Date: 1600 1700; Origin: Perhaps from balk] informal to cheat someone, especially by taking their money = ↑swindle bilk sb out of sth ▪ Consumers were bilked out of more than $15,000 …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • Out of the Shadows — For the Hawkwind song, see Space Bandits. For the video game, see Out of the Shadows (video game). Out of The Shadows Studio album by The Sh …   Wikipedia

  • bilk — [[t]bɪ̱lk[/t]] bilks, bilking, bilked VERB To bilk someone out of something, especially money, means to cheat them out of it. [AM, INFORMAL] [V n out of n] He disappeared in 1980 after being convicted of bilking investors out of $3 million. [Also …   English dictionary

  • bilk — Synonyms and related words: avoid, baffle, balk, beat, beguile of, bunco, burn, cast down, cheat, chisel, chouse, chouse out of, circumvent, cog, cog the dice, con, cozen, crib, cross, dash, defeat, defeat expectation, defraud, diddle, disappoint …   Moby Thesaurus

  • bilk — I. transitive verb Etymology: perhaps alteration of 2balk Date: 1647 1. to block the free development of ; frustrate < fate bilks their hopes > 2. a. to cheat out of something valuable ; defraud …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • bilk — v To swindle or cheat. The corporate executives bilked their employees out of millions of dollars. 1670s …   Historical dictionary of American slang

  • bilk — bɪlk v. cheat out of money, defraud; slip away from …   English contemporary dictionary

  • bilk — verb (transitive + out of) informal to cheat someone, especially by taking their money; swindle 1 …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • Acker Bilk — Birth name Bernard Stanley Bilk Born 28 January 1929 (1929 01 28) (age 82)[1] Pensford, Somerset, England Genres …   Wikipedia

  • Düsseldorf-Bilk Observatory — The Sternwarte Düsseldorf (a.k.a. Sternwarte Bilk, Sternwarte Charlottenruhe; Bilk Observatory or Düsseldorf Bilk Observatory in English) in Düsseldorf Bilk was founded in 1843 by Johann Friedrich Benzenberg for private purposes. The observatory… …   Wikipedia

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