verb (used with object), scammed, scam·ming.
THINK YOU’VE GOT A HANDLE ON THIS US STATE NICKNAME QUIZ?
Origin of scam
OTHER WORDS FROM scamscammer, noun
WORDS THAT MAY BE CONFUSED WITH scamscam , scan
Example sentences from the Web for scam
Beneath the glam and the scam, skiing is still a soulful, rootsy pursuit.
Falkowitz says lax email security is what makes such phishing-based scams possible.Theft of $2.3M from GOP shows how campaigns are juicy targets for hackers|Jeff|October 31, 2020|Fortune
Hoping to raise awareness of the scams, the department recently released a recorded voice mail left by one of the scammers.Phony police officers scam $1.5 million from Maryland residents|Dan Morse|October 29, 2020|Washington Post
There is a lot of romance fraud and scams on dating websites so you need to be cautious who you talk to and what you do for them.
This particular scam often tries to create a sense of urgency by threatening to close your account, saying your account has been hacked or telling you there are unauthorized charges on your account.