scam, diddler, cozener, fiddle, crook, bunko, flimflam, ado, pang, inmate, swipe, bunco, mulct, pinch, bustle, shirk, trick, lift, cheater, con game, play, memorise, fake, memorize, diddle, goldbrick, sharper, defraud, rook, swindle, do, sting, convict, chisel, flurry, gull, victimise, abstract, take, yard bird, gip, bunko game, toy, bilk, victimization, cozen, shrink from, gypper, insect bite, filch, fuss, flimflammer, stir, kidnap, stinging, confidence game, yardbird, victimizer, short, bite, learn, hook, stick, snatch, chiseler, snarf, trim, pilfer, confidence trick, fraud, purloin, hornswoggle, nobble, hustle, short-change, abduct, victimize, Bunco Game, cabbage, con, honest
villain (part of speech: noun)
heel, scamp, rascal, lowlife, bad guy, rogue, miscreant, knave, delinquent, defrauder, traitor, sneak, scalawag, villain, blackguard, devil, mischief-maker, evildoer, shyster, trickster, swindler, cheat, bastard, rapscallion
- Each set consisted simply of a sitting- room and of a bedroom, while the two corresponding rooms upon the ground- floor were used, the one as a coal- cellar, and the other as the living- room of the servant, or gyp, Thomas Styles, whose duty it was to wait upon the three men above him. - "Round the Red Lamp Being Facts and Fancies of Medical Life", Arthur Conan Doyle.
- Oh, Gyp, I love you!" - "Beyond", John Galsworthy.
- Gyp whined and jumped, tugging her chain to follow us. - "The White Peacock", D. H. (David Herbert) Lawrence.