embezzler

[ UK /ɛmbˈɛzlɐ/ ]
[ US /ɛmˈbɛzɫɝ, ɪmˈbɛzəɫɝ/ ]
NOUN
  1. someone who violates a trust by taking (money) for his own use
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How To Use embezzler In A Sentence

  • There's a railroad dick Edward Brophy who isn't quite sure why he's been asked to stakeout this train, but who begins to suspect that Jace is an "embezzler" when he finds stacks of money — his life savings — in this average joe's suitcase. Sleepers West
  • The embezzler was severely punished and enjoined to kick back a portion of the stolen money each month.
  • All criminals, I suppose, in one sense, are a danger to the community - embezzlers just as much as child molesters.
  • Meanwhile, I wonder whether Mr. Holder, so sensitive to the possibility that threats to his family might upset a hardened terrorist, will be looking into the seizure of an accused embezzler in Afghanistan and his less than gentle transport to the U.S. Brave Sir Barack
  • For instance, most of the embezzlers just have no sense of right and wrong, therefore they should be reformed rather than be treated as counter- revolutionaries.
  • The classwork involved poring over fake bank records and tax returns, interviewing mock suspects, and tailing an "embezzler" as he walked across campus carrying a sack of poker chips - all in hopes that some students may decide they want to do that kind of thing for real. The Seattle Times
  • The embezzler was severely punished and enjoined to kick back a portion of the stolen money each month.
  • Like so many Canadian officials, he was an embezzler. George Washington’s First War
  • Donald Cressey penned the term "trust violator" in his research on the behavior and motivation of embezzlers. Forbes.com: News
  • The suicide is contemptible, besides being pitiable, when he is hounded out of life despite himself, when he is a little embezzler of a clerk who rushes from the music hall to the Thames and thinks of the unfinished glass with his last breath. The Kempton-Wace Letters
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