To frustrate or disappoint; to deceive or defraud, by nonfulfillment of engagement; to leave in the lurch; to give the slip to; as, to bilk a creditor.
A cheat; a trick; a hoax.
A person who tricks a creditor; an untrustworthy, tricky person.
cheat somebody out of what is due, especially money
hinder or prevent (the efforts, plans, or desires) of; "What ultimately frustrated every challenger was Ruth's amazing September surge"; "foil your opponent"
evade payment to; "He bilked his creditors"
escape, either physically or mentally; "The thief eluded the police"; "This difficult idea seems to evade her"; "The event evades explanation"