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con

noun

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a person convicted as a criminal and serving a prison sentence
  • I was uneasy with the fact that an ex-con was living next door.
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con

noun

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an instance of the use of dishonest methods to acquire something of value
  • The explanation was so plausible that I never suspected it was all a con to make off with my car.
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con

verb

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1 to commit to memory
  • Usually candidates con their entire campaign speech, right down to the jokes they supposedly ad-lib.
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2 to look over closely (as for judging quality or condition)
  • seemed to be conning his face for any sign of interest
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go over

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con

verb

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1 to rob by the use of trickery or threats
  • a fly-by-night operator who had conned hundreds of would-be homeowners out of their hard-earned money
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sell a bill of goods to, take for a ride, take to the cleaners

2 to cause to believe what is untrue
  • Ed tried to con me into thinking that he had actually won the lottery.
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do a number on, lead one down the garden path (also lead one up the garden path), pull one's leg, pull the wool over one's eyes

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