1. [mid-19C+] (US Und./gambling) the three-card trick, ‘find the lady’; also attrib.
2. [late 19C–1900s] (Aus., also monte-man, monty) a racecourse tipster.
3. [late 19C+] (Aus./N.Z., also monty) an absolute certainty.
4. [1900s] one who plays sense 1 above.
5. [1930s] (Aus.) a lie.
6. [1980s+] (N.Z.) an admirable person.
1. [late 19C+] (Aus./US) a confidence trickster.
2. see sense 2 above.