rip off

Definitions of rip off
  1. verb
    deprive somebody of something by deceit
    synonyms: cheat, chisel
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    gazump
    raise the price of something after agreeing on a lower price
    cozen
    cheat or trick
    fleece, gazump, hook, overcharge, pluck, plume, rob, soak, surcharge
    rip off; ask an unreasonable price
    bunco, con, defraud, diddle, gip, goldbrick, gyp, hornswoggle, mulct, nobble, rook, scam, short-change, swindle, victimize
    deprive of by deceit
    bilk
    cheat somebody out of what is due, especially money
    beat, bunk
    avoid paying
    whipsaw
    victimize, especially in gambling or negotiations
    welch, welsh
    cheat by avoiding payment of a gambling debt
    beguile, hoodwink, juggle
    influence by slyness
    extort, gouge, rack, squeeze, wring
    obtain by coercion or intimidation
    short, short-change
    cheat someone by not returning him enough money
    type of:
    victimise, victimize
    make a victim of
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