Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun chisel

1 sense of chisel

Sense 1
chisel -- (an edge tool with a flat steel blade with a cutting edge)
       => edge tool -- (any cutting tool with a sharp cutting edge (as a chisel or knife or plane or gouge))

Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb chisel

3 senses of chisel

Sense 1
cheat, chisel -- (engage in deceitful behavior; practice trickery or fraud; "Who's chiseling on the side?")
       => deceive, lead on, delude, cozen -- (be false to; be dishonest with)

Sense 2
cheat, rip off, chisel -- (deprive somebody of something by deceit; "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")
       => victimize, victimise -- (make a victim of; "I was victimized by this con-man")

Sense 3
chisel -- (carve with a chisel; "chisel the marble")
       => carve, chip at -- (engrave or cut by chipping away at a surface; "carve one's name into the bark")

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