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Noun: confidence man  kón-fi-dun(t)s man
  1. A swindler who exploits the confidence of his victim
    - con man, con artist

Derived forms: confidence men

Type of: chiseler [US], chiseller [Brit, Cdn], defrauder, gouger [N. Amer], grifter [N. Amer], scammer, swindler

Encyclopedia: Confidence man