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flimflam

flim·flam

flimflam

pronunciation:
flIm flaem
parts of speech:
noun, transitive verb
part of speech: noun
definition 1: (informal) a bit of nonsense; foolery.
similar words:
hoax
definition 2: a swindle, deception, or trick.
similar words:
fraud, trick
 
part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: flimflammed, flimflamming, flimflams
definition: (informal) to deceive, esp. in order to swindle.
similar words:
cheat, hoax, humbug
derivation: flimflammer (n.)