con job

noun, Informal.
1.
an act or instance of duping or swindling.
2.
an act or instance of lying or talking glibly to convince others or get one's way.
Origin
1950–55
Example Sentences for con job
Blocking dissenting views is a sure way to add to the feeling that this could be a con job.
The literary fiction thing is overblown, if not actually a bit of a con job and a hoax.
In my view, the bankruptcy con job is nearly as irresponsible as the schemes that dug us into a financial hole in the first place.
Again, it was a total con job on the nuclear energy industry.
If anyone else pulled this type of con job they would be in jail.
Slang related to con job

con game

noun phrase

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


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