Synonyms and Antonyms of cozen
- cozened several elderly ladies into believing that he was intending marriage
- cozened scores of people by persuading them to hand over funds that he would "invest"
beat, bilk, bleed, cheat, chisel, chouse, con, defraud, diddle, do, do in, euchre, fiddle, fleece, flimflam, gaff, gyp, hose [slang], hustle, mulct, nobble [British slang], pluck, ream, rip off, rook, screw, shake down, short, shortchange, skin, skunk, squeeze, stick, stiff, sting, sucker, swindle, thimblerig, victimize
Synonym Discussion of cozen
- cheated me out of a dollar
- always able to cozen her grandfather out of a few dollars
- defrauded of her inheritance by an unscrupulous lawyer
- swindled of their savings by con artists
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