Translation of bilk in Spanish:

bilk

Pronunciation: /bɪlk/

vt

  • [creditor] burlar to bilk sb (out) of sth estafarle algo a algn
    More example sentences
    • His father, Robert Todino Sr., worries that malicious users have preyed on Robby's ‘psychological problems’ and bilked him out of money.
    • Eagerly searching for work, Charlie unfortunately becomes the victim of a scam; he's bilked out of all his money, and his jobless situation has not changed.
    • Shaking his head, Deuce ushered the boy and the woman into the closest inn he could find and trust-one he'd stayed in before and knew wouldn't bilk him of his money or send stable boys in the middle of the night to rifle through his purse.

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