- old-fashioned term for conman.More example sentences
- In the country that created the confidence man as a cultural hero and celebrated the slogan ‘Winning is the only thing’ as moral wisdom, fair play is a problematic ideal.
- The problems go deeper than that: not that I underestimate my abilities as a confidence man, but pulling the wool over her eyes is like dancing with a hungry jaguar.
- As a result she has lost her ability to tell a confidence man from an upstanding citizen, and with it, her ability to protect her daughter's high social status and the wealth that attends it.
More definitions of confidence manDefinition of confidence man in:
- The US English dictionary