con game

con game
A swindle or any arrangement in which a person is deliberately defrauded because of his trust in the one who is swindling.

Black's law dictionary. . 1990.

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  • con game — n. Same as {confidence game}. [PJC] || …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • con game — index bunko Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 con game …   Law dictionary

  • con game — con′ game n. sts confidence game • Etymology: 1950–55 …   From formal English to slang

  • con game — con ,game noun count a plan to steal people s money by tricking them …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • con game — noun a swindle in which you cheat at gambling or persuade a person to buy worthless property (Freq. 1) • Syn: ↑bunco, ↑bunco game, ↑bunko, ↑bunko game, ↑con, ↑confidence trick, ↑confidence game, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • con game — Confidence Con fi*dence, n. [L. confidentia firm trust in, self confidence: cf. F. confidence.] 1. The act of confiding, trusting, or putting faith in; trust; reliance; belief; formerly followed by of, now commonly by in. [1913 Webster] Society… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • con game — Slang. See confidence game. [1950 55] * * * …   Universalium

  • con game — noun A swindle in which the mark, or victim, is defrauded after his or her trust has been won. Syn: confidence game, confidence trick, grift …   Wiktionary

  • con game — A swindle or any arrangement in which a person is deliberately defrauded because of his trust in the one who is swindling. See also confidence game flim flam …   Black's law dictionary

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