bilk(redirected from bilks)
Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Legal.
bilk (one) out of (something)
To obtain something from one by dishonest means and for personal gain. I think this workers' comp claim is bogus—he's just trying to bilk us out of money.
bilk someone out of something
to get something away from someone by deception. The crooks bilked the old lady out of a fortune. I was bilked out of my life's savings!