Translation of "con" - English-Spanish dictionary


noun uk /kɒn/ us /kɑn/ informal

a trick to get someone’s money, or to make them do what you want

verb uk /kɒn/ us /kɑn/ present participle conning, past tense and past participle conned informal

to trick someone, especially in order to take money from them

Thieves conned him out of his life savings.
She felt she had been conned into buying the car.

(Translation of “con” from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)


verb /kon/ (past tense, past participle conned)

(informal) to trick or persuade dishonestly

estafar, timar
He conned her into giving him money.
con man noun (plural con men)

(informal) someone who cons people.


(Translation of “con” from the PASSWORD English-Spanish Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)