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scammer

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of scammer

  1. a dishonest person who uses clever means to cheat others out of something of value <Internet scammers who never seem to run out of swindles> Synonyms bilk, bilker, cheat, cheater, chiseler (or chiseller), confidence man, cozener, defrauder, dodger, fakir, finagler, fraudster [chiefly British], hoaxer, trickster, scamster, shark, sharper, sharpie (or sharpy), skinner, swindler, trickerRelated Words double-crosser, double-dealer; bluffer, charlatan, fake, faker, humbug, impostor (or imposter), mountebank, phony (also phoney), pretender, quack, quacksalver, ringer, sham; adventurer, fox, gamesman, knave, prankster, rascal, rogue; fast-talker, slick, slicker, slickster, slyboots, smoothy (or smoothie), wheeler-dealer; plotter, schemer, sneak, sneaker; blackleg, cardsharp (or cardsharper)




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