Bilker vs Bilked - What's the difference?

bilker | bilked |


As a noun bilker

is a cheat, especially one who evades payment.

As a verb bilked is

(bilk).

bilker

English

Noun

(en noun)
  • A cheat, especially one who evades payment
  • bilked

    English

    Verb

    (head)
  • (bilk)

  • bilk

    English

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • (cribbage) The spoiling of someone's score in the crib.
  • (obsolete) A deception, a hoax.
  • Verb

    (en verb)
  • To spoil the score of (someone) in cribbage.
  • To do someone out of their due; to deceive or defraud, to cheat (someone).
  • *2011 , (Steven Pinker), The Better Angels of Our Nature , Penguin 2012, p. 615:
  • *:They also perpetrate nonviolent crimes like bilking elderly couples out of their life savings and running a business with ruthless disregard for the welfare of the workforce or stakeholders.