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con

(esp US), conn Nautical
the place where a person who cons a vessel is stationed

con

[SF fandom] A science-fiction convention. Not used of other sorts of conventions, such as professional meetings. This term, unlike many others of SF-fan slang, is widely recognised even by hackers who aren't fans. "We'd been corresponding on the net for months, then we met face-to-face at a con."

CON

(CONsole) A common device name for the keyboard and screen. See Copy con and device names.
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Special 26 (2013): Based on a real-life jewellery heist in Mumbai in 1987, this thriller sees Kumar back as a con man who hires 26 accomplices to set up a fake income tax raid.
And, according to Payne, every con man takes a similar approach to finding people to fleece.
Thankfully, a wide-eyed, overweight eight-year-old boy helps the con man see the error of his ways and discover true meaning of the festive season.
But it's not a simple adventure tale; the partnership of a con man and an honorable warrior raises some interesting questions about morality.
The con man is described as white, about 6ft, of slim to medium build, and wearing dark clothing.
Prosecutor Gregory Bull said, ``This young man is a con man.
This con man preyed on investors whose hard-earned savings were used to support his lavish lifestyle," said Corporations acting Commissioner Wayne Strumpfer.
A pair of flat hunters beautifully turned the tables on a con man who claimed to have a London property to let.
Patna: Police in Bihar have arrested a con man who married 72 women from Bihar and neighbouring West Bengal.
The golden moment of this play might well have been such a television skit: Taylor, as the depressed widow Fannie Saperstein, unloads a life-long pack of troubles as Bologna's con man, Johnny Paolucci, listens (young actors of Los Angeles: watch Bologna for a seminar on how to listen).
Under wraps, it turns out, Draves, the Martini-swilling con man, is worth millions, taking businesses for all they're worth while endlessly pursuing beautiful women.
LABOUR'S big guns were yesterday directed at convicted con man Peter Foster,as Cabinet ministers lined up to pour scorn on his allegations about Tony Blair's relationship with style guru Carole Caplin.