con-job

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

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con job definition


  1. n.
    an act of deception. : This is not an annual report! It's a con job!
Dictionary of American Slang and Colloquial Expressions by Richard A. Spears.Fourth Edition.
Copyright 2007. Published by McGraw-Hill Education.
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