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con game

noun, Slang.
Origin of con game
1950-1955
1950-55
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  • Its high time the elected officials of this great country step forward and eliminate this con game being played on the public.
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con game

noun phrase

A confidence game; swindle; scam (1880s+)


The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
Copyright (C) 2007 by HarperCollins Publishers.
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Related Abbreviations for con game

con game

confidence game
The American Heritage® Abbreviations Dictionary, Third Edition
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