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

 

illywhacker

 noun
noun
BrE BrE//ˈɪliwækə(r)//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈɪliwækər//
 
(Australian English, informal)
 
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a person who tricks others into giving him or her money, etc. synonym confidence trickster Word Origin 1940s: of unknown origin.