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fraud

fraud

 
pronunciation:
frawd
part of speech: noun
definition 1: deliberate deception or trickery used for unfair or illegal advantage.
synonyms:
con, confidence game, flimflam, gyp, shell game, sting, swindle
similar words:
chicanery, deceit, deception, humbug, pigeon drop, trickery
definition 2: any act of deceit or cheating.
synonyms:
chicanery, deception, double-dealing, flimflam, humbug, trickery
similar words:
cheat, deceit, duplicity, guile, hoax, knavery, monkey business, ripoff, sham, subterfuge, swindle
definition 3: one who uses deceit or trickery to gain advantage; cheat; impostor.
synonyms:
bamboozler, cheat, con man, confidence man, gypper, swindler
similar words:
bandit, bilk, charlatan, crook, humbug, impostor, mountebank, quack, ripoff, rogue, sham, wheeler-dealer