flimp

transitive verb

ˈflimp
-ed/-ing/-s
slang, British
: to rob (a person) especially with the aid of a partner who provides a distraction
also : to steal (as a watch) from another's person

Word History

Etymology

perhaps from Flemish flimpen to spirit away, make disappear

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“Flimp.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/flimp. Accessed 19 Jun. 2024.

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