Definitions

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  • n. The behavior and activities of shysters.

Etymologies

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shyster +‎ -ism

Examples

  • Everything is grist for the writer's mill, and such a juicy tale of scam and deceipt and fraud and hubris and shysterism and temerity has Mr Trafford caused to be revealed to the forum participants!

    Making Light: The "agency model" as I understand it

  • I don't know about his commitment to his so called "ideas", but as an example of sheer political shysterism this is pretty impressive.

    The Chimes at Midnight

  • The politicians may call it the entrepreneurial spirit and American individualism, but it's snake oil and shysterism.

    NewsBlaze.com Current News - Top Stories

  • For those who practice journalistic shysterism, they will shield the mendacious and incompetent and merely self-promoting.

    South Dakota Politics

  • As for LVMH, perhaps it's just my gender speaking, but I'm inured to the shock of such shysterism on the part of a luxury company.

    Jezebel

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