Meaning of “swindle” - Learner’s Dictionary

swindle

verb [ T ] uk us /ˈswɪndl/

to get money from someone by cheating or deceiving them:

[ often passive ] She was swindled out of thousands of dollars.
swindle noun [ C ]

a multi-million-pound swindle
swindler noun [ C ]

(Definition of “swindle” from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)