English dictionary

bilk meaning and definition

BILK verb

Definition of bilk (verb)

  1. cheat somebody out of what is due, especially money
  2. hinder or prevent (the efforts, plans, or desires) of
  3. evade payment to
    • "He bilked his creditors"
  4. escape, either physically or mentally
    • "The thief eluded the police"; "This difficult idea seems to evade her"; "The event evades explanation"
    • synonyms: elude, evade
Source: Princeton University Wordnet