Synonyms and Antonyms of cozen
- cozened by the warm weather into thinking winter was over
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
- cozened scores of people by persuading them to hand over funds that he would "invest"
sell a bill of goods to, take for a ride, take to the cleaners
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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