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Synonyms for con

Synonyms for (noun) con

Synonyms: flimflam, sting, con, con game, confidence game, confidence trick, hustle, gyp, bunco, bunco game, bunko, bunko game Definition: a swindle in which you cheat at gambling or persuade a person to buy worthless property

Similar words: rig, swindle, cheat Definition: the act of swindling by some fraudulent scheme Usage: that book is a fraud

Synonyms: con Definition: an argument opposed to a proposal

Similar words: statement, argument Definition: a fact or assertion offered as evidence that something is true Usage: it was a strong argument that his hypothesis was true

Synonyms: con, convict, inmate, yard bird, yardbird Definition: a person serving a sentence in a jail or prison

Similar words: prisoner, captive Definition: a person who is confined; especially a prisoner of war

Synonyms for (verb) con

Synonyms: con, learn, memorise, memorize Definition: commit to memory; learn by heart Usage: Have you memorized your lines for the play yet?

Similar words: hit the books, study Definition: learn by reading books Usage: He is studying geology in his room; I have an exam next week; I must hit the books now

Synonyms: hornswoggle, goldbrick, gip, gyp, bunco, short-change, scam, rook, con, diddle, defraud, swindle, mulct, nobble, victimize Definition: deprive of by deceit Usage: 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

Similar words: rip off, cheat, chisel Definition: deprive somebody of something by deceit Usage: The con-man beat me out of $50; This salesman ripped us off!; we were cheated by their clever-sounding scheme; They chiseled me out of my money