Definitions for con

Definitions for (noun) con

Main entry: 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

Main entry: con

Definition: an argument opposed to a proposal

Main entry: con, convict, inmate, yard bird, yardbird

Definition: a person serving a sentence in a jail or prison

Definitions for (verb) con

Main entry: con, learn, memorise, memorize

Definition: commit to memory; learn by heart

Usage: Have you memorized your lines for the play yet?

Main entry: 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

Definitions for (adv) con

Main entry: con

Definition: in opposition to a proposition, opinion, etc.

Usage: much was written pro and con

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