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Synonyms for scamskæm

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. scam, cozenage(verb)

    a fraudulent business scheme

    Synonyms:
    cozenage, scam

  2. victimize, swindle, rook, goldbrick, nobble, diddle, bunco, defraud, scam, mulct, gyp, gip, hornswoggle, short-change, con(verb)

    deprive of by deceit

    Synonyms:
    rook, cabbage, fiddle, hook, nobble, victimize, gip, shirk, goldbrick, swindle, con, memorise, snatch, diddle, lift, gyp, kidnap, abstract, toy, abduct, pilfer, filch, purloin, snarf, short-change, defraud, hornswoggle, play, victimise, sneak, bunco, pinch, swipe, short, memorize, learn, scam, mulct, shrink from

Wiktionary

  1. scam(noun)

    Synonyms:
    con game

  2. scam(verb)

    To defraud or embezzle.

    Synonyms:
    con game

  3. scam(verb)

    Synonyms:
    conVerb

PPDB, the paraphrase database

List of paraphrases:

fraud, con, rip-off, deception, swindle, swindling, bluff, sting, hustle, racket, porno, hoax, sham, deceit, porn

Concise Medical Dictionary, by Joseph C Segen, MD

  1. SCAM

    Synonyms:
    SciSpeak Scientific College of Arts & Medicine Sports medicine Selection Classification of Age Maturity


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