Synonyms of embezzlement in English:

embezzlement


See US English definition of embezzlement

See UK English definition of embezzlement

See Spanish definition of desfalco

noun

1‘the embezzlement of public funds’

SYNONYMS
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