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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A decoy who acts as an enthusiastic customer in order to stimulate the participation of others

Usage examples (35)
  • The shill bid for the expensive carpet during the auction in order to drive the price up
  • Post have so much more merit when they don't use the term shill or phrase: partisan hack.
  • The definition of the word shill is someone being paid.
  • I used the word shill in reference to the checkered career of S. for more
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