cozener

  • 1Cozener — Coz en*er (k?z n ?r), n. One who cheats or defrauds. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 2cozener — noun see cozen …

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  • 3cozener — See cozen. * * * …

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  • 4cozener — noun /ˈkʌzənə,ˈkʌznə/ An imposter, a swindler. See Also: cozen, cozenage …

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  • 5cozener — (Roget s Thesaurus II) noun A person who cheats: bilk, cheat, cheater, defrauder, rook, sharper, swindler, trickster, victimizer. Informal: chiseler, crook, flimflammer. Slang: diddler, gyp, gypper. See HONEST …

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  • 6cozener — n. deceiver, swindler …

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  • 7cozener — cozˈener noun • • • Main Entry: ↑cozen …

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  • 8cozen — cozener, n. cozeningly, adv. /kuz euhn/, v.t., v.i. to cheat, deceive, or trick. [1565 75; perh. < ONF coçonner to resell, v. deriv. of coçon retailer ( < L coctionem, acc. of coctio, cocio dealer), influenced by MF cousin dupe, lit., COUSIN] * * …

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  • 9cheat — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) v. deceive, defraud (See deception). II (Roget s IV) n. 1. [One who cheats] Syn. rogue, cheater, swindler, fraud, quack, charlatan, conniver, confidence man, scammer, chiseler, impostor, masquerader,&#8230; …

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  • 10Losenger — Los en*ger, n. [OF. losengier, losengeor, fr. losengier to deceive, flatter, losenge, flattery, Pr. lauzenga, fr. L. laus praise. Cf. {Lozenge}.] A flatterer; a deceiver; a cozener. [Obs.] Chaucer. [1913 Webster] To a fair pair of gallows, there&#8230; …

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  • 11Shifter — Shift er, n. 1. One who, or that which, shifts; one who plays tricks or practices artifice; a cozener. [1913 Webster] T was such a shifter that, if truth were known, Death was half glad when he had got him down. Milton. [1913 Webster] 2. (Naut.)&#8230; …

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  • 12Sneck — Sneck, n. A door latch. [Scot. & Prov. Eng.] [1913 Webster] {Sneck band}, a latchstring. Burns. {Sneck drawer}, a latch lifter; a bolt drawer; hence, a sly person; a cozener; a cheat; called also {sneckdraw}. {Sneck drawing}, lifting the latch.&#8230; …

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  • 13Sneck band — Sneck Sneck, n. A door latch. [Scot. & Prov. Eng.] [1913 Webster] {Sneck band}, a latchstring. Burns. {Sneck drawer}, a latch lifter; a bolt drawer; hence, a sly person; a cozener; a cheat; called also {sneckdraw}. {Sneck drawing}, lifting the&#8230; …

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  • 14Sneck drawer — Sneck Sneck, n. A door latch. [Scot. & Prov. Eng.] [1913 Webster] {Sneck band}, a latchstring. Burns. {Sneck drawer}, a latch lifter; a bolt drawer; hence, a sly person; a cozener; a cheat; called also {sneckdraw}. {Sneck drawing}, lifting the&#8230; …

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  • 15Sneck drawing — Sneck Sneck, n. A door latch. [Scot. & Prov. Eng.] [1913 Webster] {Sneck band}, a latchstring. Burns. {Sneck drawer}, a latch lifter; a bolt drawer; hence, a sly person; a cozener; a cheat; called also {sneckdraw}. {Sneck drawing}, lifting the&#8230; …

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  • 16sneckdraw — Sneck Sneck, n. A door latch. [Scot. & Prov. Eng.] [1913 Webster] {Sneck band}, a latchstring. Burns. {Sneck drawer}, a latch lifter; a bolt drawer; hence, a sly person; a cozener; a cheat; called also {sneckdraw}. {Sneck drawing}, lifting the&#8230; …

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  • 17cozen — transitive verb (cozened; cozening) Etymology: perhaps from obsolete Italian cozzonare, from Italian cozzone horse trader, from Latin cocion , cocio trader Date: 1573 1. to deceive, win over, or induce to do something by artful coaxing and&#8230; …

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  • 18cozen — verb /ˈkʌzən/ To cheat; to defraud; to beguile; to deceive, usually by small arts, or in a pitiful way. [...] What devil wast See Also: cozener, cozenage …

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  • 19blackleg — Synonyms and related words: Texas fever, anthrax, aphthous fever, bighead, black quarter, blackwater, blind staggers, bloody flux, broken wind, cattle plague, charbon, cheat, cheater, chiseler, cozener, crook, defrauder, diddler, distemper, fink …

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  • 20cheat — Synonyms and related words: ballot box stuffing, bamboozle, bamboozlement, beat, befool, beguile, beguile of, bilk, blackleg, boodle, bunco, burn, cardsharping, charlatan, cheater, cheating, chicane, chicanery, chisel, chiseler, chouse, chouse&#8230; …

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