May 11th, 2019

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Word of the Day 05/11/19 Flimflam

Flimflam (noun, verb)
flimflam [ flim-flam ]


noun
1. a trick or deception, especially a swindle or confidence game involving skillful persuasion or clever manipulation of the victim.
2. a piece of nonsense; twaddle; bosh.

verb (used with object), flim·flammed, flim·flam·ming.
3. to trick, deceive, swindle, or cheat: A fortuneteller flimflammed her out of her savings.

RELATED FORMS
flim·flam·mer , noun
flim·flam·mer·y , noun

RELATED WORDS
fool, shaft, fleece, hose, scam, dupe, cheat, rook, burn, gull, trick, gyp, chisel, steal, con, sandbag, bilk, defraud, diddle, gip

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Origin: First recorded in 1530–40; gradational compound of expressive orig.

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