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conman

noun [C] ( plural conmen) ( also con man)
 
 
/ˈkɒnmæn/
someone who uses dishonest or illegal methods to trick people into giving them money: Wheeler, a convicted conman, tricked the elderly couple into signing over their property to him.
Translations of “conman”
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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