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con game

noun

, Slang.


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Word History and Origins

Origin of con game1

First recorded in 1950–55

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Example Sentences

French Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius said he was preventing his allies from falling for an Iranian “con game.”

The magic drug might—might—melt away an elaborate con game and reveal the conniving evil man within.

Just be all smiles and dimples and give them the sweetest con game welcome imaginable.

Perhaps he thought it was a carefully worked-out con game, in which our friend was a confederate.

They may work a con game on some of the agents and dispatchers, but they get over the road with the local.

You've been took in, you've bit on a con game like a hungry pike.

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