con trick

noun

Definition of con trick

British

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

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

trickplay
  1. :  a crafty procedure or practice meant to deceive or defraud

    :  a mischievous act :  prank

    :  an indiscreet or childish action

  1. :  to dress or adorn fancifully or ornately :  ornament

    :  to deceive by cunning or artifice :  cheat

  1. :  trig

    :  of or relating to or involving tricks or trickery

    :  skilled in or used for tricks


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