embezzler

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n embezzler someone who violates a trust by taking (money) for his own use
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Embezzler One who embezzles.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n embezzler One who embezzles.
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Quotations

  • Finley Peter Dunne
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    “A man's idea in a game of cards is war, cruel, devastating, and pitiless. A lady's idea of it is a combination of larceny, embezzlement and burglary.”

Usage

In literature:

What sums must be embezzled to make up for this!
"A Woman's Journey Round the World" by Ida Pfeiffer
And yet you have the impudence to tell me that I am guilty of embezzlement, with corruption.
"Punch, or the London Charivari, Vol. 156, March 12, 1919" by Various
This might be a case of embezzlement such as he had before known among his younger patrons.
"The Wrong Twin" by Harry Leon Wilson
It's a clear case of embezzlement, and nothing can save me unless I can raise money enough to satisfy him.
"Fenton's Quest" by M. E. Braddon
Brigson was quite wicked enough to have embezzled it for his own purposes.
"Eric" by Frederic William Farrar
He was flying from England, having been suspected of some embezzlement.
"The Three Brides" by Charlotte M. Yonge
His accuser was Lucius Apuleius, and the charge brought against him was embezzlement of the spoils of Etruria.
"Plutarch's Lives, Volume I (of 4)" by Plutarch
He had embezzled money from the bank and it could only be a matter of hours before a warrant was issued for his arrest.
"The Pointing Man" by Marjorie Douie
Rankin was that honest I often told him he would land behind the bars as an embezzler some day.
"The Range Dwellers" by B. M. Bower
A man does not always punish his embezzling clerk because the law gives him authority to do so.
"Continental Monthly - Volume 1 - Issue 3" by Various
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In poetry:

Vast quantities of stores did he
Embezzle and purloin;
Of the king's stores he kept a key,
Converting them to coin.
"The Viceroy. A Ballad." by Matthew Prior
"Here's Love of Brand-New Clothes,
Embezzling - Arson - Deism -
A taste for Slang and Oaths,
And Fraudulent Trusteeism.
"Phrenology" by William Schwenck Gilbert

In news:

Ohio's attorney general says a woman charged with embezzling $35,000 from a former children's charity will be allowed to repay money in lieu of conviction.
The latest conviction of imprisoned oil tycoon Mikhail Khodorkovsky -- this time on embezzling charges -- has garnered international attention and renewed concerns over political repression and the rule of law in Russia.
Russian oil tycoon Khodorkovsky convicted of embezzlement.
The executive director of the Taos County Housing Authority is the target of an embezzlement investigation.
Connell official in court on embezzlement charges.
Former Marine Corps Employee To Plead Guilty To Embezzlement.
Former Pawnee Nation employee to pay restitution in embezzlement case.
A woman who is charged with practicing law without a license in Nevada County is also facing 15 felony charges for identity theft and embezzling money.
How do you get a law firm to return the $5.5M they put in an escrow account for you that one of their lawyers then embezzled and ran off to Hong Kong with.
Del Norte County's chief probation officer has been arrested on suspicion of two counts of embezzlement following an investigation that began in September.
The former city clerk in Sardis has been sentenced to 2-1/2 years in prison for embezzlement.
Times reports that former Coliseum contractor Tony Estrada, a fugitive charged with embezzlement and conspiracy in the L.A.
Ex-head of social service agency pleads guilty to embezzling funds.
Linda Norris, 51, lost her job in May and was arrested Sept 6 on suspicion of felony embezzlement of public money and misdemeanor theft.
Former Oak Bluffs School secretary Susan Peters admitted in Edgartown District Court Friday that she embezzled more than $15,000 from a school account under her control.
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In science:

We shall usually embezzle M and σ , and simply write HomMF(W )(Q, Q′ ) = H 0(Q, Q′ ) ⊕ H 1(Q, Q′ ) for the morphisms in MF(W ).
Stability of Landau-Ginzburg branes
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