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See definition of con on Dictionary.com
  • nouna trick
  • nouna convict
  • verbdeceive, defraud

synonyms for con

  • bluff
  • cheat
  • crime
  • deception
  • dupe
  • fraud
  • graft
  • mockery
  • swindle
  • double-cross
  • gold brick
See also synonyms for: conned / conning / cons
  • criminal
  • felon
  • offender
  • prisoner
  • culprit
  • jailbird
  • malefactor
  • repeater
  • long-termer
  • yardbird
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How to use con in a sentence

“Chaplet”—a wreath or garland signed for by him in his ambitious hopes—expresses his birth-date by Con.
ASSIMILATIVE MEMORYMARCUS DWIGHT LARROWE (AKA PROF. A. LOISETTE)
Mister Public is further deceived in believing that the 'con man' who has a pitch nearby is connected with the enterprise.
DAVID LANNARCK, MIDGETGEORGE S. HARNEY
There was a large collection of ladies, amongst whom were two of the most celebrated in the capital—Seora Maria Con.
THE EXPEDITIONS OF ZEBULON MONTGOMERY PIKE, VOLUME II (OF 3)ELLIOTT COUES
Capella is lo-cat-ed in the con-stell-a-tion which you call Auriga.
JUBILATION, U.S.A.G. L. VANDENBURG
Con them over a few times, and they will turn into letters of light.
BLACKWOOD'S EDINBURGH MAGAZINE, VOLUME 57, NO. 356, JUNE, 1845VARIOUS
Con., oh, Con., you don't think—you can't think that she loved that—that beast?
THE DIAMOND COTERIELAWRENCE L. LYNCH
I drank hard all that day after they told me, Con., but not one drop since; not one.
THE DIAMOND COTERIELAWRENCE L. LYNCH
No, Con., that's of no use, I should know myself for a liar all the time.
THE DIAMOND COTERIELAWRENCE L. LYNCH
Now, Con., my father thinks you infallible, and you can do anything with Frank.
THE DIAMOND COTERIELAWRENCE L. LYNCH
The four interior figures, viz., 9091 is a clear case of Con.
ASSIMILATIVE MEMORYMARCUS DWIGHT LARROWE (AKA PROF. A. LOISETTE)
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO CON

  • con
  • contrivance
  • device
  • dodge
  • expedient
  • gambit
  • gimmick
  • machination
  • maneuver
  • play
  • ploy
  • racket
  • ruse
  • savvy
  • scam
  • stratagem
  • subterfuge
  • tactic
  • wile
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.