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  Definition of Con
  1. a swindle in which you cheat at gambling or persuade a person to buy worthless property
  2. an argument opposed to a proposal
  3. a person serving a sentence in a jail or prison
  4. commit to memory; learn by heart; "Have you memorized your lines for the play yet?"
  5. deprive of by deceit; "He swindled me out of my inheritance"; "She defrauded the customers who trusted her"; "the cashier gypped me when he gave me too little change"
  6. on the negative side; "much was written pro and con"
Similar Words: bunco, bunco game, bunko, bunko game, confidence trick, confidence game, con game, gyp, hustle, sting, flimflam, convict, inmate, jailbird, gaolbird, memorize, memorise, learn, victimize, swindle, rook, goldbrick, nobble, diddle, defraud, scam, mulct, in opposition

 

Hyponyms: sting operation, lifer, understudy, alternate, short-change, short

 

Derivational Morphology: victimize, swindle, rook, goldbrick, nobble, diddle, bunco, defraud, scam, mulct, gyp, convict, memorization, memorisation, committal to memory, memorizer, memoriser, memory, remembering, retention, retentiveness, bunco game, bunko, bunko game, confidence trick, confidence game, con game, hustle, sting, flimflam, swindler, chiseller, chiseler, gouger, scammer, grifter, sharper, sharpie, sharpy, cozenage, cheat, rig, exploitation, victimization, victimisation, using

 

Anagrams: NOC

 

 
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