flimflam + -er
flimflammer (plural flimflammers)
- A swindler; a con artist.
2008 June 29, Louisa Thomas, “Violent Love”, in New York Times:
- And “The Real McCoy” turned the story of the famous boxer Kid McCoy into the tall yet intimate tale of a flimflammer who slugged and conned his way to notoriety at the turn of the 20th century.