flimflammer


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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.
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flimflammer

noun
Informal. A person who cheats:
Informal: chiseler, crook.
Slang: diddler, gyp, gypper.
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Will Smith plays a slick hustler persuaded to attempt a $24m score by Margot Robbie's foxy flimflammer. However, as ever with these kind of plots, deception and double-cross ensues.
Here, Will Smith plays a slick hustler who's persuaded to attempt a $24m score by Margot Robbie's foxy flimflammer. However, as ever with these kind of plots, deception and double-cross ensues.
A government would not care about a flimflammer; on the contrary it would benefit from such a person's groundless accusations.