confidence trickster


Definition of confidence trickster


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

Word by Word Definitions

  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

  1. :  one who tricks: such as

    :  a dishonest person who defrauds others by trickery

    :  a person (such as a stage magician) skilled in the use of tricks and illusion

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