(obsolete) confidence trickster; con artist (word "spieler", as rendered in pig-Latin)

Dictionary of Australian slang . 2013.

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  • eelerspee — Australian Slang (obsolete) confidence trickster; con artist (word spieler , as rendered in pig Latin) …   English dialects glossary

  • illywhacker — /ˈɪliwækə / (say ileewakuh) noun a confidence man; trickster. Also, illywacker. {obsolete British thieves slang whack the illy to perform a confidence trick; ? from eelie, from eelerspee, back slang from spieler} …   Australian English dictionary

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