HyperDic: scam

English > 2 senses of the word scam:
NOUNactscam, cozenagea fraudulent business scheme
VERBsocialscam, victimize, swindle, rook, goldbrick, nobble, diddle, bunco, defraud, mulct, hornswoggle, short-change, condeprive of by deceit
scam > pronunciation
Soundsskae'm
RhymesAbraham ... yam: 73 rhymes with aem...
English > scam: 2 senses > noun 1, act
MeaningA fraudulent business scheme.
Synonymcozenage
Broaderswindle, cheat, rigThe act of swindling by some fraudulent scheme
Spanishcozenage, estafa, scam
Catalancozenage, estafa
Verbsscamdeprive of by deceit
English > scam: 2 senses > verb 1, social
Meaningdeprive of by deceit.
PatternSomebody ----s somebody; Somebody ----s somebody PP
Synonymsvictimize, swindle, rook, goldbrick, nobble, diddle, bunco, defraud, mulct, hornswoggle, short-change, con
Narrowershort-change, shortcheat someone by not returning him enough money
Broadercheat, rip off, chiseldeprive somebody of something by deceit
Spanishdar gato por liebre, defraudar, embaucar, engañar, estafar, petardear, timar, victimizar
Catalandefraudar, entabanar, estafar
Nounsscama fraudulent business scheme
scammera person who swindles you by means of deception or fraud / fraud

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