Definition of

Hornswoggle

  1. (verb, social) deprive of by deceit
    She defrauded the customers who trusted her
    the cashier gypped me when he gave me too little change

via WordNet, Princeton University

Alternate forms of Hornswoggle

Hyponyms: short, short-change

Hypernyms: cheat, chisel, rip off

Origin of the word Hornswoggle

  1. "to cheat," 1829, probably a fanciful formation. more

via Online Etymology Dictionary, ©2001 Douglas Harper

Words that sound like Hornswoggle

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