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confidence game

noun

Definition of confidence game

US

  1. :  a dishonest trick that is done to get someone's money :  con



Word by Word Definitions

confidenceplay
  1. :  a feeling or consciousness of one's powers or of reliance on one's circumstances

    :  faith or belief that one will act in a right, proper, or effective way

    :  the quality or state of being certain :  certitude

  1. :  of, relating to, or adept at swindling by false promises

gameplay
  1. :  activity engaged in for diversion or amusement :  play

    :  the equipment for a game

    :  often derisive or mocking jesting :  fun, sport

  1. :  to play for a stake

    :  to lose or squander by gambling

    :  to take dishonest advantage of :  cheat

  1. :  having or showing a resolute unyielding spirit

    :  willing or ready to proceed

    :  of or relating to game

  1. :  lame


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