Synonyms and Antonyms of cozening
- cozened several elderly ladies into believing that he was intending marriage
bamboozling, beguiling, bluffing, buffaloing, burning, catching, conning, deceiving, deluding, duping, faking out, fooling, gaffing, gammoning, gulling, having, having on [chiefly British], hoaxing, hoodwinking, hornswoggling, humbugging, juggling, misguiding, misinforming, misleading, snookering, snowing, spoofing, stringing along, suckering, sucking in, taking in, tricking
- cozened scores of people by persuading them to hand over funds that he would "invest"
beating, bilking, bleeding, cheating, chiseling (or chiselling), chousing, conning, defrauding, diddling, doing, doing in, euchring, fiddling, fleecing, flimflamming, gaffing, gypping, hosing [slang], hustling, mulcting, nobbling [British slang], plucking, reaming, ripping off, rooking, screwing, shaking down, shortchanging, shorting, skinning, skunking, squeezing, sticking, stiffing, stinging, suckering, swindling, thimblerigging, victimizing
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