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verb [transitive] informal     con pronunciation in American English
/kɑn/
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present tense
I/you/we/theycon
he/she/itcons
present participleconning
past tenseconned
past participleconned
  1. to make someone believe something that is not true, especially in order to get money from them

    He conned them into believing he was sick.

    She was conned out of her life savings.

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a person who has or claims to have a lot of influence

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