Definitions For Flam

Etymology 1

17th century; from flim-flam,, , 2009–04–13 itself perhaps from a dialectal word or Scandinavian; compare {{cog, non, flim, , lampoon, mockery}}.{{R:Online Etymology Dictionary}}

Noun

FLAM. (countable and uncountable, plural FLAMs) A freak or whim; an idle fancy. (archaic) A falsehood; a lie; an illusory pretext : Synonym: deception, delusion

Translations

Bulgarian: измислица, f, измама, f

Verb

flams , flamming , flammed (obsolete) To deceive with a falsehood.

Translations

Bulgarian: измамвам

Etymology 2

Imitative.

Noun

FLAM (plural FLAMs) (drumming) Two taps (a grace note followed by a full-volume tap) played very close together in order to sound like one slightly longer note.

Derived terms

flam paradiddle, flamadiddle

Verb

flams , flamming , flammed (drumming, ambitransitive) To play (notes as) a flam.

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Anagrams

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Is Flam a Scrabble Word?

Words With Friends YES
Scrabble US YES
Scrabble UK YES
English International (SOWPODS) YES
Scrabble Global YES
Enable1 Dictionary YES

Points in Different Games

Scrabble
9
Words with Friends
11

The word Flam is worth 9 points in Scrabble and 11 points in Words with Friends

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