Synonyms of fleece in English:


See US English definition of fleece

See UK English definition of fleece

See Spanish definition of lana


1‘a sheep's fleece’

wool, coat, hair, fur, pelt


1‘the traders are notorious for fleecing tourists’

swindle, cheat, defraud, deceive, trick, dupe, hoodwink, double-cross, gull
exploit, take advantage of, victimize
informal do, diddle, rip off, con, bamboozle, rob, shaft, sting, have, bilk, rook, finagle, flimflam, put one over on, pull a fast one on, take for a ride, lead up the garden path, sell down the river, pull the wool over someone's eyes
North American informal sucker, snooker, goldbrick, gouge, stiff, give someone a bum steer
Australian informal pull a swifty on
British informal, dated rush
archaic cozen, chicane, sell
rare illude, mulct