Lizet Elaine (simplyn2deep) wrote in 1_million_words,
Lizet Elaine

Word of the Day 03/19/19 Cozen

Cozen (verb)
cozen [kuhz-uh n]

verb (used with or without object)
1. to cheat, deceive, or trick.

Related forms
coz·en·er , noun
coz·en·ing·ly , adverb

Related Words for cozen
dupe, hoodwink, cheat, bilk, chisel, trick, beguile, bamboozle, gyp, swindle, defraud, con, flimflam, fraud

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Origin: 1565–75; perhaps < Old North French coçonner to resell, verbal derivative of coçon retailer (< Latin coctiōnem, accusative of coctiō, cōciō dealer), influenced by Middle French cousin dupe, literally, cousin

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