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Synonyms for flimflam

an act of cheating

to get money or something else from by deceitful trickery

Synonyms for flimflam

a swindle in which you cheat at gambling or persuade a person to buy worthless property

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They were flimflammers of tourists, wildcat miners, cigar makers without the white label, carriers of baskets on poles, cubic air breathers, miscegenists, landsquatters and landlords without deeds, kangaroo jurists, medical and legal practitioners without degrees, unconvertible pagans and heathens, gamblers with God and one another, aliens unqualifiable for citizenship, unrelated communalists and crowders into single-family dwellings, dwellers and gamblers in the backs of stores, restauranteurs and launderers who didn't pass health inspection, droppers of garbage into other people's cans, payers and takers of less than minimum wage .