1. trickery, a swindle, a trick; 〔取り込み詐欺〕a confidence trick [((米)) game],((口)) a con⇒さぎ(詐欺)
    • ぺてんに掛ける
    • play a trick ((on a person))/cheatswindle
    • ぺてんに掛かって金を取られた
    • I was swindled out of my money.
  1. ぺてん師 a swindler, a cheat; 〔他人の名をかたる〕an impostor; 〔取り込み詐欺師〕a confidence man,((口)) a con man