Definition of Flimflam

1. Noun. A swindle in which you cheat at gambling or persuade a person to buy worthless property.

Exact synonyms: Bunco, Bunco Game, Bunko, Bunko Game, Con, Con Game, Confidence Game, Confidence Trick, Gyp, Hustle, Sting
Specialized synonyms: Sting Operation
Generic synonyms: Cheat, Rig, Swindle
Derivative terms: Bunco, Con, Flim-flam, Gyp



Definition of Flimflam

1. n. A freak; a trick; a lie.

Definition of Flimflam

1. Noun. nonsense ¹

2. Noun. deception ¹

3. Alternative spelling. flim-flam (rare) ¹

4. Verb. To swindle or cheat ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Flimflam

1. to swindle [v -FLAMMED, -FLAMMING, -FLAMS] - See also: swindle

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Literary usage of Flimflam

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1. On Setbacks and Other Inspirational Fragments of a Cheerful Philosophy for by David Leslie Brown (1920)
"Imitation Bunk and flimflam "IMITATION is the sincerest flattery." 1 Rot! You do not flatter Nature by making a papier- mache likeness of an apple. ..."

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