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fleece

noun

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  1. the hairy covering of a mammal especially when fine, soft, and thick learning how to shear the fleece off a sheep Synonyms coat, fur, hair, jacket, pelage, pile, woolRelated Words undercoat, underfur; hide, leather, pelt, skin


fleece

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of fleece

  1. to rob by the use of trickery or threats swindlers who use the telephone to fleece senior citizens out of their savings Synonyms beat, bilk, bleed, cheat, chisel, chouse, con, cozen, defraud, diddle, do, do in, euchre, fiddle, flimflam, gaff, gyp, hose [slang], hustle, mulct, nobble [British slang], pluck, ream, rip off, rook, screw, shake down, short, shortchange, skin, skunk, squeeze, stick, stiff, sting, sucker, swindle, thimblerig, victimize Related Words extort, wrench, wrest, wring; clip, gouge, nick, overcharge, soak; exploit, milk; deceive, dupe, fool, gull, trick; rope (in); betray, bitch, double-cross; bamboozle, fast-talk Phrases sell a bill of goods to, take for a ride, take to the cleaners


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