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Definition of "cozener" []

  • An imposter, a swindler. (noun) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "cozener" in a sentence
  • "He had "a deal of candied courtesy," especially for the women; and though his sturdy manhood and the excellent opinion of himself -- both of which came to him from his ancestry -- usually preserved him from the charge of servility, he was sometimes a "cozener" whose conscience annoyed him with very few scruples."
  • "The man who planned the whole thing was a fool, a "cozener" of the king, and the ship, suppose it to be made, was "unfit for any other use but a dung-boat!""
  • "Easier to stand outside, thinking I had wasted my money on a cozener."
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