flimflam flimflam  /f ˈlɪmf ˌlæm/

Definition(s):

  • (n) a swindle in which you cheat at gambling or persuade a person to buy worthless property

Usage(s):

  1. The founder of this enterprise was part storyteller, part flimflam man.
  2. Florida's history is lush with volatility and flimflam.
  3. It's a wonderful performance, but in the sour view of many scientists, it is largely flimflam.

News

  • Scam or not? Letter says its service unnecessary, asks for money anyway

    State agencies like the Attorney General's Office and the Consumer Protection Agency work to protect Utah citizens from an onslaught of varied and complex scams. However, labeling a business venture as a scam, flimflam, hustle or sting can be an irreversibly damaging legal minefield.
    on June 13, 2013     Source: Sun Advocate

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