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con1 US English

Persuade (someone) to do or believe something, typically by use of a deception

con2 US English

A disadvantage

con3 US English

A convict

con4 US English

Study attentively or learn by heart (a piece of writing)

con5 US English

A convention, especially one for science fiction enthusiasts

con6 US English

Variant spelling of conn.

con- US English

Variant spelling of com- assimilated before c, d, f, g, j, n, q, s, t, v, and sometimes before vowels (as in concord, condescend, confide, etc.).

con2 New Oxford Dictionary for Writers & Editors

disadvantage of, argument against

Con. US English

(In the context of party politics) Conservative

Con. New Oxford Dictionary for Writers & Editors

(of an MP) Conservative

com- US English

With; together; jointly; altogether

con- in com- US English

With; together; jointly; altogether

conn US English

Direct the steering of (a ship)

con in conn US English

Direct the steering of (a ship)

ex-con US English

An ex-convict; a former inmate of a prison

Con. in conservative New Oxford Dictionary for Writers & Editors

capital in a political context; abbreviation C, Con., or Cons.

con man US English

A man who cheats or tricks someone by means of a confidence game

body-con US English

Relating to or denoting a very tight-fitting style of clothing

con amore US English

(Especially as a direction) with tenderness

con brio US English

(Especially as a direction) with vigor

con game US English

Informal term for confidence game.

con moto US English

(Especially as a direction) with movement

nem. con. US English

Nemine contradicente, with no one dissenting; unanimously

con artist US English

A person who cheats or tricks others by persuading them to believe something that is not true

con sordino US English

(Especially as a direction) with the use of a mute

con spirito US English

(As a direction) vigorously; in a spirited manner

con artist US Thesaurus

a shady con artist from Toledo

café con leche US English

Coffee with milk

arroz con pollo US English

A Spanish and Latin American dish of chicken and rice simmered with tomatoes, stock, and herbs

chile con queso US English

A thick sauce of melted cheese seasoned with chili peppers, typically served warm as a dip for tortilla chips

chili con carne US English

A spicy stew of beef and red chilies or chili powder, often with beans and tomatoes

conacre US English

(In Ireland) the letting by a tenant of small portions of land prepared for crops or grazing

mod cons US English

The amenities and appliances characteristic of a well-equipped modern house that contribute to an easier and more comfortable way of life

neocon US English

(In politics) a person with neoconservative views

retcon US English

(In a film, television series, or other fictional work) a piece of new information that imposes a different interpretation on previously described events, typically used to facilitate a dramatic plot shift or account for an inconsistency

con artist in con man US English

A man who cheats or tricks someone by means of a confidence game


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