What does cozen mean?

Definitions for cozen
ˈkʌz əncoz·en

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. deceive, lead on, delude, cozen(verb)

    be false to; be dishonest with

  2. cozen(verb)

    act with artful deceit

  3. cozen(verb)

    cheat or trick

    "He cozened the money out of the old man"

Wiktionary

  1. cozen(Verb)

    To cheat; to defraud; to beguile; to deceive, usually by small arts, or in a pitiful way.

    Etymology: Origin uncertain.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Cozen(verb)

    to cheat; to defraud; to beguile; to deceive, usually by small arts, or in a pitiful way

    Etymology: [From cousin, hence, literally, to deceive through pretext of relationship, F. cousiner.]

  2. Cozen(verb)

    to deceive; to cheat; to act deceitfully

    Etymology: [From cousin, hence, literally, to deceive through pretext of relationship, F. cousiner.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Cozen

    kuz′n, v.t. to flatter: to cheat.—ns. Coz′enage, the practice of cheating: deceit; Coz′ener. [Perh. from Fr. cousiner, to claim kindred for one's own advantage, play the parasite—cousin, a cousin.]

How to pronounce cozen?

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    Alex
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    Daniel
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    Australian
    Veena
    Veena
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How to say cozen in sign language?

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of cozen in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of cozen in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Examples of cozen in a Sentence

  1. Firdausi:

    Women are ever masters when they like, And cozen with their kindness; they have spells Superior to the wand of the magicians; And from their lips the words of wisdom fall, Like softest music on the listening ear.

Images & Illustrations of cozen

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Translations for cozen

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

  • كوزينArabic
  • морочить, надувать, обманыватьRussian

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