scam

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Pronunciation[change]

Noun[change]

Singular
scam

Plural
scams

  1. (countable) A scam is a dishonest or fraudulent deal.

Verb[change]

Plain form
scam

Third-person singular
scams

Past tense
scammed

Past participle
scammed

Present participle
scamming

  1. (transitive & intransitive) If you scam a person, you trick them into a fraudulent deal.