bilk


Also found in: Dictionary, Idioms, Wikipedia.
Related to bilk: BLIK
Graphic Thesaurus  🔍
Display ON
Animation ON
Legend
Synonym
Antonym
Related
  • all
  • verb
  • noun

Synonyms for bilk

Synonyms for bilk

Synonyms for bilk

cheat somebody out of what is due, especially money

Related Words

evade payment to

Related Words

escape, either physically or mentally

References in periodicals archive ?
Federal prosecutors say five suburban residents are responsible for a scheme that bilked insurance companies out of $6.5 million for health care services that were never provided over 12 years.
Unlike Mister Music, Acker Bilk was a well-backed 2-1 second favourite (from an opening price of 3-1) and had the race teed up for him when gifted a soft lead early on.
Known for performing in a garish waistcoat and bowler hat, Bilk was the first UK act to top the US charts in the 1960s.
Or, to give the bands their full titles: Mr Acker Bilk and his Paramount Jazz Band, and The Big Chris Barber Band.
BIRTHDAYS: Acker Bilk, jazz clarinetist, 83; David Lodge, author, 77; Alan Alda, actor, 76; Bobby Ball, comedian, 68; Nick Raynsford, politician, 67; Robert Wyatt, musician, 67; Nick Price, golfer, 55; Gianluigi Buffon, goalkeeper, 34; Nick Carter, singer (Backstreet Boys), 32; Elijah Wood (pictured) actor, 31.
The event, which will include performance of some pieces of traditional Persian music to mark registration of Radif of Iranian music in UNESCO's list of intangible heritage, is scheduled for this Friday in Dusseldorf's Burgerhaus Bilk.The Radif of Iranian music is the traditional repertoire of contemporary music, which mainly bears a cultural theme and reflects the national identity of the Iranian people.Radif was inscribed on UNESCO's List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity during the 4th session of the Intergovernmental Committee for the Safeguarding of the Intangible Cultural Heritage in Abu Dhabi last year.
QCAN you please give me some information about Acker Bilk? I've only got one of his CDs and I'd like to get more of his music.
Meanwhile, jazz icon Acker Bilk is on his way to St Donats Arts Centre in the Vale of Glamorgan on September 13.
It is important to note the image of lawyers as opportunists contriving to bilk disabled veterans and their survivors out of their meager government benefits is insulting and demeans those who are drawn to the law as a noble calling.
NOVEMBER 29 Jazz Idols Kenny Ball and his Jazzmen, The Big Chris Barber Band and Mr Acker Bilk and his Paramount Jazzband are all bound for Aberdeen Music Hall, and you can catch hits such as Midnight in Moscow and Stranger On The Shore.
There's more chance of seeing Beppe in a bowler hat on Stars In Their Eyes playing Acker Bilk - which would be a marked improvement on his usual storylines.
They filed a counter lawsuit in the matter, claming the Blue Chip suit is the latest in a series of moves to bilk the Hadars out of more money from the 1 E.
What should concern all of us taxpayers is how Washington automatically assumes its share." A recent cartoon in Barron's got it right: "Anyone can bilk the 'have-nots,' "a bespectacled interviewer informs a young job applicant sitting across his desk, "we're looking for someone who can bilk the 'haves.'" Professor Wilson, that must be a government job.
The reason for this sales staff behavior is because they want consumers to think of them as professionals (i.e., as persons who are well-informed and will not bilk them).