- a trick or deception, especially a swindle or confidence game involving skillful persuasion or clever manipulation of the victim.
- a piece of nonsense; twaddle; bosh.
verb (used with object), flim·flammed, flim·flam·ming.
- to trick, deceive, swindle, or cheat: A fortuneteller flimflammed her out of her savings.
- nonsense; foolishness
- (as modifier)flimflam arguments
- a deception; swindle
verb -flams, -flamming or -flammed
- (tr) to deceive; trick; swindle; cheat