As a verb bamboozle
is (informal) to con, defraud, trick, to make a fool of, to humbug or impose on someone.
As a noun bamboozler is
one who bamboozles; a trickster.
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(informal) To con, defraud, trick, to make a fool of, to humbug or impose on someone.
* 1851 ,
*:“Look here, friend,” said I, “if you have anything important to tell us, out with it; but if you are only trying to bamboozle us, you are mistaken in your game; that’s all I have to say.”
One who bamboozles; a trickster.