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con man

noun [C] uk ( also conman)   us  
a con artist
Translations of “con man”
in Korean 사기꾼…
in Arabic نَصّاب…
in Portuguese estelionatário, trapaceiro…
in Catalan estafador…
in Japanese ペテン師…
in Italian truffatore…
in Chinese (Traditional) 騙子…
in Russian мошенник…
in Turkish dalaverci, dolandırıcı, üçkâğıtçı…
in Chinese (Simplified) 骗子…
in Polish oszust…
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