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130 Funny Words For Cook The Books

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130 Funny Words For Cook The Books

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Cook the books is a slang term for using accounting tricks to make a company’s financial results look better than they really are.

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For some people, these words are problematic and not considered funny when their business structure is manipulated with nefarious intentions.

For example, “This procedure tells the students that the teacher is more than likely to be a cheat and a sneak, who will cook the books if given a chance.”

  1. Fiddle
  2. Falsify
  3. Manipulate
  4. Alter
  5. Doctor
  6. Distort
  7. Massage
  8. Tamper
  9. Misrepresent
  10. Rig
  11. Cook
  12. Pervert
  13. Juggle
  14. Fix
  15. Fudge
  16. Diddle
  17. Finagle
  18. Flimflam
  19. Tamper with
  20. Interfere with
  21. Change
  22. Misstate
  23. Modify
  24. Disguise
  25. Change around
  26. Perform magic
  27. Rearrange
  28. Trim
  29. Shuffle
  30. Fake
  31. Tinker with
  32. Fiddle with
  33. Warp
  34. Forge
  35. Trump up
  36. Phony up
  37. Twist
  38. Transform
  39. Amend
  40. Contort
  41. Meddle with
  42. Mess about with
  43. Garble
  44. Color US
  45. Bend
  46. Misinterpret
  47. Slant
  48. Corrupt
  49. Misrelate
  50. Color UK
  51. Influence
  52. Maneuver US
  53. Maneuver UK
  54. Embellish
  55. Embroider
  56. Misreport
  57. Fabricate
  58. Exaggerate
  59. Arrange
  60. Fraudulently put a spin on
  61. Engineer
  62. Magnify
  63. Revamp
  64. Edit
  65. Rework
  66. Revise
  67. Gerrymander
  68. Swindle
  69. Arrange
  70. Overstate
  71. Pad
  72. Trick
  73. Spin
  74. Make alterations to
  75. Make changes to
  76. Make adjustments to
  77. Patch
  78. Counterfeit
  79. Cook up
  80. Mock up
  81. Adulterate
  82. Invent
  83. Debase
  84. Belie
  85. Vitiate
  86. Palter
  87. Contravene
  88. Promote
  89. Prevaricate
  90. Salt
  91. Four-flush
  92. Dress up
  93. Misquote
  94. Con
  95. Put on an act
  96. Fake it
  97. Lie
  98. Traverse
  99. Deceive
  100. Gloss
  101. Frame up
  102. Deacon
  103. Equivocate
  104. Fib
  105. Hustle
  106. Suborn
  107. Precontrive
  108. Set up
  109. Preorder
  110. Preplan
  111. Predesign
  112. Lubricate
  113. Have
  114. Bribe
  115. Buy
  116. Frame
  117. Predetermine the result of
  118. Stack the deck
  119. Buy off
  120. Pull strings
  121. Prearrange the result of
  122. Fiddle
  123. Falsify
  124. Cook
  125. Prevent
  126. Juggle
  127. Fix
  128. Diddle
  129. Finagle
  130. Flimflam

You may have used some of these words in the proper context, but in business writings and practice, it’s better to shy away from these terms.

Instead, start a funny mug side hustle by creating a mug and slogan with “cook the books” and any of its expressions.

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