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Synonyms for scamskæm

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. scam, cozenage(verb)

    a fraudulent business scheme

    cozenage, scam

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

    deprive of by deceit

    "He swindled me out of my inheritance"; "She defrauded the customers who trusted her"; "the cashier gypped me when he gave me too little change"

    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


  1. scam(noun)

    con game

  2. scam(verb)

    To defraud or embezzle.

    con game

  3. scam(verb)


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

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

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