flimflammery


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flim·flam

 (flĭm′flăm′) Informal
n.
1. Nonsense; humbug.
2. A deception; a swindle.
tr.v. flim·flammed, flim·flam·ming, flim·flams
To swindle; cheat.

[Probably of Scandinavian origin.]

flim′flam′mer n.
flim′flam′mer·y n.

flimflammery

(ˈflɪmˌflæmərɪ)
n
the behaviour of a flimflammer
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