(noun, verb)


1. intentional deception resulting in injury to another person

Definition categories: act, crime

2. a person who makes deceitful pretenses

Similar word(s): fake, faker, imposter, impostor, pretender, pseud, pseudo, sham, shammer

Definition categories: person, beguiler, cheat, cheater, deceiver, slicker, trickster

3. something intended to deceive; deliberate trickery intended to gain an advantage

Similar word(s): dupery, fraudulence, hoax, humbug

Definition categories: act, chicane, chicanery, guile, shenanigan, trickery, wile


1. (obsolete) To defraud