Definition Of defalcate
embezzle (funds with which one has been entrusted).
the officials were charged with defalcating government money
Example Of defalcate
A local Chairman and three others have been sued by the Bureau of Anti-Corruption for defalcating about Tk 1.5 lakh from the municipal fund.
Almost all officials in the country are corrupt although the amounts of money which they defalcate are various.
As the firm did not maintain any regular audits, the clerk's defalcations remained undetected for a long time.
Gardner believed the defalcator should be permitted to return, having been sufficiently punished by his exile.
He admitted defalcating Rs.70 crore to play ‘satta,’ go on lavish foreign tours and bribe bank officials right and left.