Definition of con artist in English:

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con artist

noun

informal
A person who cheats or tricks others by persuading them to believe something that is not true: the debonair con artist lives by scamming rich women con artists are great at spotting our vulnerabilities
More example sentences
  • Tax preparers who claim they can wipe out your tax bill by exploiting hidden tax loopholes are usually con artists.
  • The growth of online shopping has created a wealth of opportunities for con artists.
  • The truth is, con artists prefer intelligent people.

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Syllabification: con art·ist

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