Meaning of scam

scam

Pronunciation: (skam), [key]
— n., v., scammed, scam•ming.
—n.
  1. a confidence game or other fraudulent scheme, esp. for making a quick profit; swindle.
—v.t.
  1. to cheat or defraud with a scam.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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