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2 definitions found
 for short-change
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

      v 1: cheat someone by not returning him enough money [syn:
           short-change, short]
      2: deprive of by deceit; "He swindled me out of my inheritance";
         "She defrauded the customers who trusted her"; "the cashier
         gypped me when he gave me too little change" [syn:
         victimize, swindle, rook, goldbrick, nobble,
         diddle, bunco, defraud, scam, mulct, gyp, gip,
         hornswoggle, short-change, con]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  48 Moby Thesaurus words for "shortchange":
     beat, beguile of, bilk, bunco, burn, cheat, chisel, chouse,
     chouse out of, cog, cog the dice, con, cozen, crib, defraud,
     diddle, do in, do out of, euchre, finagle, flam, fleece, flimflam,
     fob, fudge, gouge, gull, gyp, have, hocus, hocus-pocus, mulct,
     pack the deal, pigeon, practice fraud upon, rook, scam, screw,
     sell gold bricks, shave, stack the cards, stick, sting, swindle,
     take a dive, thimblerig, throw a fight, victimize

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