flimflam artist/man

noun
Updated on: 15 Nov 2017

Definition of flimflam artist/man

informal
: a criminal who steals money from people by tricking them : con man
  • He lost all his money to a flimflam artist/man.

Word by Word Definitions

flimflam play
  1. : deceptive nonsense

  2. : deception, fraud

  1. : to subject to a flimflam

artist play
  1. : one skilled or versed in learned arts

  2. : physician

  3. : artisan

man play
  1. : an individual human

  2. : a man belonging to a particular category (as by birth, residence, membership, or occupation)

  3. : husband

  1. : to supply with people (as for service)

  2. : to station members of a ship's crew at

  3. : to serve in the force or complement of


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