- A person who cheats or deceives people.More example sentences
swindler, cheat, fraud, fraudster, defrauder, confidence man; charlatan, mountebank, quack, impostor, sham; rogue, villain, scoundrel; deceiver, deluder, dissembler, hoodwinker, hoaxer; joker, practical jokerBritish • informal twisterSouth African • informal schlenter• rare tregetour
- The budding scientists of today will need to prepare themselves to do battle with silliness, impostors, tricksters and fraudsters.
- Mamet's works are about tricksters, con men, people always out to put one over on someone else.
- We must remember who Rivka is: she is the sister of Lavan, the infamous trickster and con man.