Definition of conman noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//ˈkɒnmæn//
; NAmE NAmE//ˈkɑːnmæn//
(pl. conmen
BrE BrE//ˈkɒnmen//
; NAmE NAmE//ˈkɑːnmen//
(informal) Criminals
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a man who tricks others into giving him money, etc. The screenplay focuses on the friendship between a dim-witted stud and a petty conman. See related entries: Criminals