con man

noun

Definition of con man

  1. :  a person who tricks other people in order to get their money :  con artist

Word by Word Definitions

  1. :  to commit to memory

    :  to study or examine closely

  1. : less common spelling ofconn

  1. :  on the negative side :  in opposition

  1. :  an argument or evidence in opposition

    :  the negative position or one holding it

  1. :  confidence

  1. :  swindle

    :  manipulate

    :  persuade, cajole

  1. :  something (as a ruse) used deceptively to gain another's confidence

    :  a confidence game :  swindle

  1. :  convict

  1. :  a destructive disease of the lungs

    :  tuberculosis

  1. : consort

    : consolidated

    : consul

  1. :  an individual human

    :  an adult male human

    :  husband

  1. :  to supply with people (as for service)

    :  to station members of a ship's crew at

    :  to serve in the force or complement of

  1. : manual


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