Synonyms of embezzlement in English:


See US English definition of embezzlement

See UK English definition of embezzlement

See Spanish definition of desfalco


1‘the embezzlement of public funds’

misappropriation, theft, stealing, robbing, robbery, thieving, pilfering, pilferage, appropriation, abstraction, swindling
white-collar crime, fraud, larceny, misuse of funds
informal ripping off, filching, swiping, lifting, skimming, snaffling, monkey business
British informal pinching, nicking, half-inching, whipping, nobbling
formal peculation, defalcation, purloining