Definition of Flimflams

1. Noun. (plural of flimflam) ¹



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Definition of Flimflams

1. flimflam [v] - See also: flimflam

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Flimflams

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flimflams (current term)
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Literary usage of Flimflams

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1. A Dictionary of English Etymology by Hensleigh Wedgwood (1872)
"A flam is a story without foundation cooked up to deceive or amuse, a falsehood. 'A parcel of groundless flams.'—Warburton. flimflams, trifles. ..."

2. Notes and Queries by Martim de Albuquerque (1861)
"The present Mr. D'Israeli, in his Memoir of his father, prefixed to Routledge's edition of his Works, makes no allusion to FlimFlams. ..."

3. Works by Washington Irving (1897)
"... was the same as "flimflams"— "Will Wizard" was taken from—the Lord knows where; Wintry was accidentally misspelled or misprinted Wintery, and " Weakly" ..."

4. The world's wit and humor: an encyclopedia of the classic wit and humor of by Lionel Strachey (1905)
"Why, I used to say, " Look you, Mr. Curate, don't think to come over me with your flimflams, for a better man than ever trod in your shoes is coming over ..."

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