con

Definitions

General English

Computing

  • noun
    (written as CON)
    a name used to identify the console, i.e. the keyboard and monitor

Slang

  • noun a convict or ex-convict, felon or prisoner
  • verb (to perpetrate) a swindle or fraud, obtain money by false pretences. This venerable colloquialism (regarded as slang in the 1950s) is simply a shortening of ‘confidence-trick’.

Health Economics

  • acronym forCertificate of Need
    (written as CON)
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