What does SCAM mean?

Definitions for SCAMskæm

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word SCAM.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. scam, cozenage(verb)

    a fraudulent business scheme

  2. victimize, swindle, rook, goldbrick, nobble, diddle, bunco, defraud, scam, mulct, gyp, gip, hornswoggle, short-change, con(verb)

    deprive of by deceit

    "He swindled me out of my inheritance"; "She defrauded the customers who trusted her"; "the cashier gypped me when he gave me too little change"


  1. scam(Noun)

    Fraudulent deal.

    That marketing scheme looks like a scam to me.

  2. scam(Verb)

    To defraud or embezzle.

    They tried to scam her out of her savings.

  3. Origin: US carnival slang. Possibly from scamp


  1. Scam

    Scam is the fifth studio album by the Australian band The Screaming Jets. It was their first record to be released under a different label. Singles taken from the album were "Individuality", "Higher With You" and "I Need Your Love".

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  1. SCAM

    What does SCAM stand for? -- Explore the various meanings for the SCAM acronym on the Abbreviations.com website.

Anagrams for SCAM »

  1. masc

  2. macs, Macs

  3. mcas

  4. CSMA

  5. CASM

  6. cams

  7. Macs


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of SCAM in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of SCAM in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Monsignor Charles Pope:

    I thought it was a scam.

  2. John Cuneo:

    It makes me so mad, it feels like a scam.

  3. Wallingford Police Lt. Cheryl Bradley:

    It was a pretty extensive and fraudulent scam on his part.

  4. Tom Zegan:

    All religions are a scam . . . except for yours of course.

  5. Molly Bair:

    I had no idea who those people were. I thought it was a scam.

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