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Noun: con artist  kón aa(r)-tist
  1. A swindler who exploits the confidence of his victim
    - confidence man, con man

Derived forms: con artists

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

Encyclopedia: Con artist