Synonyms for confidence trick
- boiler room
- bunco game
- con job
- shell game
- skin game
EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR CONFIDENCE TRICK
Any number of sharpers who tried the confidence trick, but tried it in vain.
I been up to the confidence trick for years—ever since I was your age.
But the confidence trick has been too often played upon us to deceive us again.
Business now-a-days is run on the lines of the confidence trick.
We would make it the emblem of artistic deception, and the confidence trick expert should wear it as his crest.
One more instance—but one coming within the class of the "confidence trick."
He was the first, so far as I recollect, to play the favourite Turkish confidence trick upon us.
E wos jest the sort o' chap that's took in with the confidence trick, and you read of 'em pritty orfen in the papers.
For instance, there is the confidence trick, in which the rustic is beguiled by the honest stranger into trusting him.
This is just a typical Home Rule argument, the confidence trick all over.