Crook and Swindler


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Crook noun – A person who has committed a crime.
Swindler is a synonym for crook in criminal topic. In some cases you can use "Swindler" instead a noun "Crook", when it comes to topics like honest, felon, fraud, confidence man. popular alternative
Nearby Words: crooked, crooking
Synonyms for Crook


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Swindler noun – A dishonest person who uses clever means to cheat others out of something of value.
Crook is a synonym for swindler in honest topic. You can use "Crook" instead a noun "Swindler", if it concerns topics such as fraud, confidence man, deceiver, con man. informal substitute
Nearby Words: swindle, swindling, swindled
Synonyms for Swindler

How words are described

old old crook old swindler
amoral amoral crook amoral swindler
former former crook former swindler
murderous murderous crook murderous swindler
Other adjectives: small-time.

Both words in one sentence

  • Lucky Luke has in the latest movie Go West two major villainous factions: the Daltons and the crooked landowner and swindler James Crook who will do anything to prevent the settlers from reaching their destination in time to claim their land.
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Swindler and Crook. (2016). Retrieved 2022, January 28, from
Crook & Swindler. N.p., 2016. Web. 28 Jan. 2022. <>.
Swindler or Crook. 2016. Accessed January 28, 2022.

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