- The definition of a scam is slang for a fake scheme to steal money or goods.
An example of a scam is a company that takes a person's work and never pays him.
- To scam is defined as to cheat people out of money.
An example of scam is to sell a product, take the money and then never deliver the product.
scam definition by Webster's New World
Origin: probably altered ; from scheme
scam definition by American Heritage Dictionary
Origin: Origin unknown.
- scamˈmer noun
scam - Computer Definition
(SCSI Configured AutoMatically) A subset of Plug and Play that allows SCSI IDs to be changed by software rather than by flipping switches or changing jumpers. Both the SCSI host adapter and peripheral must support SCAM. See SCSI.