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

2 senses of rook

Sense 1
castle, rook -- ((chess) the piece that can move any number of unoccupied squares in a direction parallel to the sides of the chessboard)
       => chessman, chess piece -- (any of 16 white and 16 black pieces used in playing the game of chess)

Sense 2
rook, Corvus frugilegus -- (common gregarious Old World bird about the size and color of the American crow)
       => corvine bird -- (birds of the crow family)

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

1 sense of rook

Sense 1
victimize, swindle, rook, goldbrick, nobble, diddle, bunco, defraud, scam, mulct, gyp, gip, hornswoggle, short-change, con -- (deprive of by deceit; "He swindled me out of my inheritance"; "She defrauded the customers who trusted her"; "the cashier gypped me when he gave me too little change")
       => 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")

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