Meaning of flimflam


Pronunciation: (flim'flam"), [key]
— n., v., -flammed, -flam•ming.
  1. a trick or deception, esp. a swindle or confidence game involving skillful persuasion or clever manipulation of the victim.
  2. a piece of nonsense; twaddle; bosh.
  1. to trick, deceive, swindle, or cheat: A fortuneteller flimflammed her out of her savings.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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