MEANING: noun: 1. Nonsense.
2. Deception.
verb tr.: 1. To deceive.
2. To swindle.

ETYMOLOGY: A reduplication, probably of the Old Norse flim (mockery). Earliest documented use: 1538.

F LIME LAM - loud green citrus fruit runs away

FLIMFLAME - the results when a flying flim gets too close to the candle (see also FLIMFLAMP)

FLIMFLAMB - offspring of a flimf ewe