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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, informal], chiseller [Brit, Cdn, informal], defrauder, gouger [N. Amer, informal], grifter [N. Amer, informal], scammer, swindler

Encyclopedia: Confidence man