con game

noun

US
: a dishonest trick that is done to get someone's money

Examples of con game in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Turks have always grasped better than most that modernity is something of a con game. Nick Danforth, Foreign Affairs, 4 Oct. 2014 Ernie tricks the young bowler into a con game that leaves Roy’s bowling hand crippled for life. Demetrius Simms, Robb Report, 1 Mar. 2024

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“Con game.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/con%20game. Accessed 25 May. 2024.

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