Chouse

Definition of Chouse

v. t.1.To cheat, trick, defraud; - followed by of, or out of; as, to chouse one out of his money.
[imp. & p. p. Choused ; p. pr. & vb. n. Chousing.]
The undertaker of the afore-cited poesy hath choused your highness.
- Landor.
n.1.One who is easily cheated; a tool; a simpleton; a gull.
2.A trick; sham; imposition.
3.A swindler.

Related Words

artifice, beat, bilk, cheat, cozen, defraud, diddle, do, feint, flimflam, gambit, gimmick, gyp, jig, overreach, play, ploy, ruse, whizzer
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