One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
swindler, cheat, fraud, fraudster, defrauder, confidence man
charlatan, mountebank, quack, impostor, sham
rogue, villain, scoundrel
deceiver, deluder, dissembler, hoodwinker, hoaxer
joker, practical joker
informal con man, con artist, sharp, phoney, flimflam man, flimflammer
British informal twister
North American informal grifter, bunco artist, gold brick, chiseller
Australian informal illywhacker, magsman, shicer
South African informal schlenter
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