Comune Conacaste

Con

Meanings and phrases

con

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
adv.
  1. in opposition to a proposition, opinion, etc.

con

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. an argument opposed to a proposal
  2. a swindle in which you cheat at gambling or persuade a person to buy worthless property; bunco; bunco game; bunko; bunko game; confidence trick; confidence game; con game; gyp; hustle; sting; flimflam
  3. a person serving a sentence in a jail or prison; convict; inmate; yard bird; yardbird

con

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
v.
  1. deprive of by deceit; victimize; swindle; rook; goldbrick; nobble; diddle; bunco; defraud; scam; mulct; gyp; gip; hornswoggle; short-change
  2. commit to memory; learn by heart; memorize; memorise; learn

allegro con spirito

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. lively with spirit

arroz con pollo

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. rice and chicken cooked together Spanish style; highly seasoned especially with saffron

chili con carne

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. ground beef and chili peppers or chili powder often with tomatoes and kidney beans; chili

con artist

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a swindler who exploits the confidence of his victim; confidence man; con man
E.g.
  • Presley's friend Marty Lacker regarded Parker as a "hustler and a con artist.
  • Mark does some digging and exposes Luke as a con artist, leaving Annalise devastated.
  • Fellow film producer Sam Katzman described him as "the biggest con artist in the world".

con brio

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
adj.
  1. with liveliness or spirit

con brio

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
adv.
  1. with liveliness or spirit

con game

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a swindle in which you cheat at gambling or persuade a person to buy worthless property; bunco; bunco game; bunko; bunko game; con; confidence trick; confidence game; gyp; hustle; sting; flimflam

con man

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a swindler who exploits the confidence of his victim; confidence man; con artist
E.g.
  • Crumb's bearded guru is too unapologetic to be called a con man.
  • The sisters' first client turns out to be a con man and he steals their money.
  • Hathaway and his assistant Sebastian Brudenell discover that the fiancé is a con man.

mod con

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. modern convenience; the appliances and conveniences characteristic of a modern house

nem con

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
adv.
  1. of one mind; without dissent; unanimously; nemine contradicente
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