Pronunciation: (flim'flam"), [key]
—n., v., -flammed, -flam•ming. Informal.
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.
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.