Con - definition, transcription
- a person serving a sentence in a jail or prison (syn: convict, inmate, yardbird)
- a swindle in which you cheat at gambling or persuade a person to buy worthless property (syn: bunco, bunko, flimflam, hustle, sting)
- commit to memory; learn by heart (syn: learn, memorize)
The captain stands beside the wheel at the con.
He carefully weighed all pros and cons.
He conned me out of £300.
You had no right to con me into thinking I could trust you.
a con to make people pay for goods they hadn't actually received
much was written pro and con
present participle: conning
past tense: conned
past participle: conned