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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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said the con man pretended to know him and claimed that he had done business with him before through M.
An accountant, Sheryl Weinstein had blamed the con man for stealing her family's savings and in her published book claimed that she had an extramarital affair with Madoff, the report added.
It has to be borne in mind that the defendant is undoubtedly a professional con man.
The warning comes after recent co-operative efforts resulted in three men being intercepted over suspected travelling con man activity.
BEIRUT: A con man claiming to be Foreign Minister Adnan Mansour is trying to convince people to make charitable donations, the minister's office warned Friday.
The prince listened patiently and politely while the con man blabbed on, until finally the latter passed out on a couch next to the dining room.
Ron Thomas foiled a con man who asked for his bank details over the phone by ringing trading standards Picture: HADYN IBALL
Telling it All: My Life as a Con Man is the true-life memoir of professional African-American con man "Alabama Fats", as told to author Steven Levi.
He was a mobster, a con man and a thief -- serving two prison terms in the '80s for it.
Her husband Tom, who is a con man, prostitutes her nightly to keep himself in new suits and spending money.
The publication described Allison as "a brazen con man who helped pastors set up dictatorial churches, through which they enriched themselves by convincing followers that God required them to give their money to the pastor.
Confidence (2003) A con man, played by Edward Burns, goes into debt to the Mafia after his latest victim turns out to be a mob accountant.