embezzler

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embezzle +‎ -er

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embezzler (plural embezzlers)

  1. one who steals money they have been trusted with, especially from one's employer; one who embezzles
    • 1667, Samuel Pepys, Diary
      It appears that Hogg is the eeriest rogue, the most observable embezzler, that ever was known.
    • 2003, Will and Grace (TV, episode 5.23)
      At the time, I was deeply involved with the handsome embezzler who led a major telecom company into bankruptcy.

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