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shell game

Synonyms and Antonyms of shell game

an instance of the use of dishonest methods to acquire something of value
  • it's amazing how intelligent people fall for that investment-fund shell game
Synonyms of shell game

bunco (or bunko), con, fiddle [chiefly British], flimflam, fraud, gyp, hustle, scam, sting, swindle

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one from the Upper Peninsula of Michigan

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