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synonyms for skin game

  • bunco game
  • con game
  • fraudulent gambling
  • swindle
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And to tell the truth, she couldn't help wishing he could see, so he could make the game livelier.
THE TALE OF GRANDFATHER MOLEARTHUR SCOTT BAILEY
Many of us had been hit by the balls, but a bruise or a graze of the skin was the worst consequence that had ensued.
BLACKWOOD'S EDINBURGH MAGAZINE, NO. CCCXXXIX. JANUARY, 1844. VOL. LV.VARIOUS
Jean clung to his English nurse, who played the fascinating game of pretending to eat his hand.
THE JOYOUS ADVENTURES OF ARISTIDE PUJOLWILLIAM J. LOCKE
Two many-branched candelabra, holding wax lights, brilliantly illuminate the game.
THE PIT TOWN CORONET, VOLUME I (OF 3)CHARLES JAMES WILLS
The unhappy applicant was naturally obliged to temporarily retire from the game, at all events for that night.
THE PIT TOWN CORONET, VOLUME I (OF 3)CHARLES JAMES WILLS
His head fell back limp on MacRae's arm, and the rest of the message went with the game old Dutchman across the big divide.
RAW GOLDBERTRAND W. SINCLAIR
A lurid spot on each cheek showed burning red through the bronze of his skin.
RAMONAHELEN HUNT JACKSON
I saw this girl, eight or nine years old, all benumbed and nothing but skin and bone.
THE JESUIT RELATIONS AND ALLIED DOCUMENTS, VOL. II: ACADIA, 1612-1614VARIOUS
The same game of finesse was played at his own table; for there De Patinos had for some time assumed an air of civility.
THE PASTOR'S FIRE-SIDE VOL. 3 OF 4JANE PORTER
Movement to know that she was attired in appropriate costume—short frock, biped continuations and a mannish oil-skin hat.
GLANCES AT EUROPEHORACE GREELEY
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WORDS RELATED TO SKIN GAME

  • Ponzi
  • bait and switch
  • boiler room
  • bunco game
  • bunko
  • con
  • con job
  • confidence trick
  • flimflam
  • hustle
  • racket
  • ripoff
  • shell game
  • skin game
  • sting
  • swindle
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.