English to Afrikaans Meaning :: flimflam

Flimflam :
onzin
- onzinflimflams
 

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Noun(1) a swindle in which you cheat at gambling or persuade a person to buy worthless property

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(1) The only justification for this bipartisan legislative flimflam is that a prescription-drug benefit needs a certain number of holes to come in at a mandated 10-year cost of $400 billion.(2) His career rose on a chic, combustible mix of obtuseness and literary flimflam .(3) The trailer is also a nice, atmospheric flimflam , selling the film's terror while, surprisingly, avoiding all its tedium.(4) Therefore, thanks to this budgetary flimflam , that has been going on for some time, one part of the government can't even certify what the right numbers are.(5) ‘We want footie, not flimflam ,’ screams one headline.(6) Let's start with the fact that none of the flimflam men behind the high-level financial swindles will have to do any time behind bars.(7) They engaged in financial flimflam on an even larger scale in pushing through its record tax cut for the wealthy.(8) I suppose that you suspect me of pseudointellectual flimflam(9) They are warned that, eventually, the Court will recommend that the District Attorney open up a new file to investigate this obvious financial flimflam .(10) If not, it's farewell to this flimflam fellow and his faux fortune.(11) It won't be long before you'll see commercials and ads for ‘miracle’ fuel boosters and other such flimflam promising to help you save fuel and money.(12) The most disturbing lesson is that it is not too difficult to flimflam the public on the most consequential matter there is.(13) No flimflam , just straight down to business on the Middle East.(14) His parents are putting his little sister to bed with the usual Christmas Eve flimflam about Santa not coming to awake children.(15) pseudo-intellectual flimflam(16) Before science took over the healing arts and focused physicians' attention on biological causes of disease, mystics and alchemists and flimflam artists alike offered potions and powders to the ailing.
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(1) flimflam ::
onzin
Synonyms
Noun
1. con ::
con
2. sting ::
angel
3. bunco ::
bunco
4. confidence game ::
vertroue spel
5. hustle ::
gewoel
6. confidence trick ::
vertroue truuk
8. gyp ::
gyp
9. con game ::
con spel
Verb
10. fob ::
vab
11. pull a fast one on ::
trek 'n vinnige een op
12. trick ::
truuk
13. play tricks ::
speel truuks
14. play a joke on ::
speel 'n grap op
15. play a trick on ::
speel 'n truuk op
16. fox ::
jakkals
Different Forms
flimflam, flimflams
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