THE OPEN DICTIONARY
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flamboozle (verb) : to be finagled or swindled into owing someone a service, favor, or possession, or portion thereof (e.g. food) by accepting an unsolicited service, favor or possession under the false pretense of altruism
When Teddy asked me for my last roasted almond, and reminded me that just the other day he had offered me some of the brownies he'd made—which, by the way, were burned and which I sampled only out of politeness—I realized that I had been flamboozled.
Submitted by: James Cooney from Massachusetts on Oct. 24, 2005 20:11
flambunctious (adjective) : marked by flamboyant and rambunctious behavior/colorful, unruly behavior
The flambunctious youth had extreme difficulty keeping up with his studies.
Submitted by: Anonymous on Oct. 25, 2005 16:23
flamelet (noun) : a small fire or blaze
Submitted by: Anonymous on May. 03, 2008 16:10
(noun) : someone who is flamboyant
That rainbow hat makes you look like a flamer
Submitted by: Chip Bouchard from Indiana on Dec. 12, 2006 19:41
(noun) : To be or act gay
He's such a flamer. Our school is filled with flamers.
Submitted by: Luke on Oct. 25, 2005 13:16
Flamingo (noun) : A skateboarding trick when one pops the board up on its side and holds it between the shins
Do a Flamingo! —Mike V.,
Submitted by: Anonymous on Nov. 09, 2005 10:19
Flanderious (adjective) : When someone is annoying you and you are trying to remain calm and unperturbed. (The root comes from "Flanders" in the Simpsons who remains optimistic and calm in all circumstances)
The man running on the treadwill beside me in the gym was sweating profusely all over me, but i tried to remain flanderious.
Submitted by: David and Jessica from Australia on Oct. 09, 2005 04:54
Flanders (noun) : an overly religious person.
Look at the flanders over there. He is getting the priest to bless his haircut!
Submitted by: Skllyn on Nov. 01, 2005 17:44
flaneuristic (adjective) : characteristic of a man-about-town
Going about my flaneuristic rounds in New York, I witnessed an unprecedented number of dudes sporting a vivid variety of pants and shorts: mint and seafoam, a lot of grass and Astroturf, some lime and spinach-leaf and haricot vert and Shamrock Shakes shades. —Troy Patterson, Charlotte Observer www.charlotteobserver.com, July 2, 2013
Submitted by: Phil from North Carolina on Jul. 04, 2013 15:22
flapjacked (verb) : To be hit be a car and flipped over the hood and roof, similar to a flapjack. To rotate about the z-axis with arms flailing.
1. The paperboy was accidently flapjacked when he rode through the intersection. 2. Yo, let's creep around this corner and flapjack this fool.
Submitted by: Proxie from California on Apr. 02, 2007 01:54
flappernickel (noun) : anything that appears to be scary or offending to someone
Ah! Get that flapernickel away from me! —Emily, my friends, 3-21-07
Submitted by: Em from Nebraska on Mar. 21, 2007 19:23
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