Impostor vs Swindler - What's the difference?

impostor | swindler |


As nouns the difference between impostor and swindler

is that impostor is someone who attempts to deceive by using an assumed name or identity while swindler is a person who swindles, cheats or defrauds.

impostor

Alternative forms

* imposter * impostour (obsolete)

Noun

(en noun)
  • Someone who attempts to deceive by using an assumed name or identity.
  • *
  • Synonyms

    * impersonator * See also

    swindler

    English

    Noun

    (wikipedia swindler) (en noun)
  • A person who swindles, cheats or defrauds.
  • Synonyms

    * See also