scammer

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scam +‎ -er

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scammer (plural scammers)

  1. (slang) A swindler, cheat.
    • 2017 November 10, Aaron Mak, “This Hilarious Chatbot Messes with Scammers for You”, in Slate[1]:
      According to Netsafe, scammers send out a bunch of emails, hoping to snag a few gullible people, but simply deleting the offending email won’t do anything to impede the con.

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