conman
con man n. Slang
A confidence man.

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  • conman — UK [ˈkɒnmæn] US [ˈkɑnˌmæn] noun [countable] [singular conman plural conmen [ˈkɒnmen] [ˈkɑnˌmen]] a man who tricks other people, especially in order to get their money Thesaurus: people w …   Useful english dictionary

  • Conman — This unusual surname is of medieval German origin, and is a diminutive form of the surname Konrad , itself coming from the Old German male given name Conrad or Chonrad , a compound of the elements kuoni, conja , bold, and rad , counsel. This name …   Surnames reference

  • conman — UK [ˈkɒnmæn] / US [ˈkɑnˌmæn] noun [countable] Word forms conman : singular conman plural conmen UK [ˈkɒnmen] / US [ˈkɑnˌmen] a man who tricks other people, especially in order to get their money …   English dictionary

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