- The definition of a confidence man is someone who gets a victim to trust them before taking their money or property.
An example of a confidence man is a con artist who acts like they're in love to steal someone's money.
confidence man definition by Webster's New World
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a swindler who tries to gain the confidence of the victim in order to defraud
confidence man definition by American Heritage Dictionary
A man who swindles his victims by using a confidence game.