|1.||[ noun ] an edge tool with a flat steel blade with a cutting edge|
|Related terms:||hand_tool edge_tool ripping_chisel firmer_chisel cold_chisel gouge drove wood_chisel burin|
|2.||[ verb ] deprive somebody of something by deceit|
|Synonyms:||cheat sell_short rip_off beat|
"The con-man beat me out of $50" "This salesman ripped us off!" "we were cheated by their clever-sounding scheme" "They chiseled me out of my money"
|Related terms:||victimize overcharge swindle juggle bilk cozen beat gazump whipsaw welsh deceiver heist cheat deceive|
|3.||[ verb ] engage in deceitful behavior; practice trickery or fraud|
"Who's chiseling on the side?"
|Related terms:||deceive rig job crib shark fudge cozen swindler deceiver cheat|
|4.||[ verb ] carve with a chisel|
"chisel the marble"