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- n. A person who shams; a liar
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. One who shams; an impostor.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. One who shams; an impostor; a liar; a trickster.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a person who makes deceitful pretenses
- n. someone shirking their duty by feigning illness or incapacity
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'shammer' will most likely end up where he was a year ago, Hangin 'with his turtle creek buddies and snorting coke.
Obama is a shammer, and he's got you all bamboozled.
It was impossible for even the most shameless shammer of sleep to hold out any longer.
He was a good-hearted man at the bottom, however, and as tender as a woman in cases of real suffering; though woe to the malingerer or shammer of illness who incautiously ventured within reach of his caustic tongue!
The sham is often so perfect an image of the reality that even the shammer is deceived.
"He's quite right, sir," said Harry Girdwood, "you are inimitable as a shammer."
A _sham trade_, like hundreds of other sham trades; and the shammer and the shamefuller, because women demean themselves to it.
The building will not be permitted to exceed 36 feet in height. shammer at 2:56 PM September 13, 2011
Your post also proves I was lucky to be a Gooner as I grew up in Essex and but for good fortune I could have been a shammer -- lucky escape there.