1. present participle of swindle#English|swindle

swindling (plural swindlings)

  1. The act by which somebody is swindled.
    • 1850, Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine (volume 68, page 226)
      […] the jails were larger and fuller, the number of murders was incomparably greater, the thefts and swindlings in the old country were a bagatelle to the large depredations there […]

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