con artist


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Noun1.con artist - a swindler who exploits the confidence of his victimcon artist - a swindler who exploits the confidence of his victim
chiseler, chiseller, defrauder, grifter, scammer, swindler, gouger - a person who swindles you by means of deception or fraud
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con artist

n (inf)Schwindler(in) m(f)
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6CAT AT A CH ME | YOUCAN (2002) STEVEN SPIELBERG directs the amazing biography of con artist Frank Abagnale who successfully passed himself off as a prosecutor, doctor and, most shock-shock ingly an airline pilot, all before the age of 20.
6 CATCH ME IF YOU CAN (2002) STEVEN SPIELBERG directs the amazing biography of con artist Frank Abagnale who successfully passed himself off as a prosecutor, doctor and, most shockingly an airline pilot, all before the age of 20.
The con artist said he simply wanted Dh1,600, so the victim, who already owns a white iPhone4S, took a closer look at the phone to check the identification number.
CON ARTIST can defy a lengthy lay-off and top weight in the Ripon, Yorkshire's Garden Racecourse Handicap (3.40) at the North Yorkshire venue.
Cool customer: Kelly Adams as con artist Emma in the new series of Hustle.
At Sandown, I'm attracted to Con Artist in the 1m2f handicap (7.55).
White Collar Wednesday, Bravo, 9pm Slick fun in this new US crime caper about the unlikely partnership of a con artist and an FBI agent who have been playing cat and mouse for years.
The Godolphin team can make it a double in Nottinghamshire, with Con Artist firstly an interesting debutant in the betdaq.co.uk Maiden Stakes.
A half-brother to a decent German runner, Con Artist cost 75,000 guineas at the sales in April and looks a likely juvenile type on breeding.
Del was a small-time con artist who made people laugh; Sir Alan is a big-time con artist but I don't hear anybody laughing.
A Chinese army major has been exposed as a con artist, and a woman.
HOLDEN - A flimflam con artist confused two clerks at the Subway shop on Main Street yesterday afternoon with repeated requests to change $50 bills and made off with an undisclosed amount from the register.