verb (used with object), scammed, scam·ming.
Origin of scam
Examples from the Web for scam
Earning ownership had come to feel like a scam—even when it came to the things that we felt made life worth living.
The Wounded Warrior Project is certainly not a scam, nor an ill-meaning charity.
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“There are plenty of companies that are more than happy to spam and scam customers with bare-minimum products,” McEwen says.
British Dictionary definitions for scam
verb scams, scamming or scammed
Word Origin and History for scam
1963, noun and verb, U.S. slang, a carnival term, of unknown origin. Perhaps related to 19c. British slang scamp "cheater, swindler" (see scamp (n.)).