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Definition of "conning" [conning]

  • Present participle of con. (verb)
  • Present participle of conn. (verb)

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Use "conning" in a sentence
  • "Ret-conning is probably inevitable in any type of franchise where there is more than one author/artist."
  • "(The site has now grown to some 20,000 registered members, and Berry estimates that about 10 percent of them are actively engaged in conning the con artists.)"
  • "The Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs, a pious, silly man, who spent his time in conning over the traditions of Mahommed, with averted face made the first sword-cut, and then the Under-Secretary of State and clerks of the Foreign-Office hewed their victim into pieces."