Definition of "bilk" [bilk]

  • (verb-transitive) To defraud, cheat, or swindle: made millions bilking wealthy clients on art sales.
  • (verb-transitive) To evade payment of: bilk one's debts.
  • (verb-transitive) To thwart or frustrate: "Fate . . . may be to a certain extent bilked” ( Thomas Carlyle).
  • (verb-transitive) To elude.
  • (noun) One who cheats.

Use "bilk" in a sentence

  • "Investment banks established known super risky credit instruments built to "bilk" both domestic and foreign investors and bond traders of their equity."
  • "Obama seems to take that posture when he says companies who don't "bilk" people don't have to fear his reforms."
  • "Feel free to search for his infamous "bilk" comment back when Dragon Arse came out to see the reactions the last time he said this."

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