How to use "con" in sentences with meaning in English and Hindi

by BuildMyVocab

Example sentences for "con" in popular movie and book plots

  • They bring in two Americans: con artist Wanda Gershwitz and weapons expert Otto West, a mean-spirited anglophobe.  - A Fish Called Wanda
  • The con begins to unravel when Rachel and Jack fall for each other while Alex similarly falls for Rachel's daughter, Kelly.  - Longshot (film)
  • There, Dimitri tries to establish an introduction but Marie refuses, having already heard of Dimitri's initial scheme to con her.  - Anastasia (1997 film)
  • Max and Page Conners (Sigourney Weaver and Jennifer Love Hewitt) are a mother-daughter con artist team.  - Heartbreakers (2001 film)
  • Frank, meanwhile, has expanded his con to include the identities of a doctor and lawyer.  - Catch Me If You Can
  • Big Smith's moll Dixie Cousins (Kelly Rutherford) is a saloon singer and con artist who has a brief romantic encounter with Brisco.  - The Adventures of Brisco County, Jr.
  • Redmond flees to Dublin, where he quickly falls in with bad company in the way of con artists, and soon loses all his money.  - The Luck of Barry Lyndon
  • Arch Hammer (Harry Townes) is a con man who can change his face to make it look like anyone he chooses.  - The Four of Us Are Dying
  • A guest, Lisolette Mueller, who is being wooed by con man Harlee Claiborne, rushes to the 87th floor to check on a young family.  - The Towering Inferno
  • They fall deeply into debt and are prey to con men.  - The Jungle
  • Emmy unexpectedly returns a few days later, but immigration inspector Hammock (Abel) appears, hunting for con artists such as Georges.  - Hold Back the Dawn
  • Jean Harrington (Barbara Stanwyck) is a beautiful con artist.  - The Lady Eve
  • He cannot afford the care that his mother is receiving so he resorts to being a con man.  - Choke (novel)
  • Gondorff is initially reluctant, but he relents and recruits a core team of experienced con men to con Lonnegan.  - The Sting
  • He meets McCabe in the restroom who tries to convince him that this is all a hoax and a con and that his case is going to trial.  - Vanilla Sky
  • ¬°Vaya con Dios.  - The Magnificent Seven

Meaning of "con" in English

Can you explain the meaning of "con" in simple English? Help us by submitting your answer as comments.

Meaning of "con" in Hindi

Do you know the Hindi meaning for "con"? Let us know by posting a comment and earn good karma.


Discuss anything about the word con below. Improve your vocabulary. Ask experts and help others learn new words. Prepare for exams like GRE, CAT, GMAT, Bank PO, GATE, SAT and others. Learn English as a second language.