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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A person (especially a lawyer or politician) who uses unscrupulous or unethical methods.

Usage examples (34)
  • Whenever I see or hear the word "shyster" a picture of L. Davis forms in my mind.
  • This wasn't an accidental outburst: he went on to repeat the word "shyster" twice more.
  • Mr. Cohen said that Mr. Shulman was first to challenge that "shyster" derived from a lawyer named Scheuster.
  • The word shyster comes to mind. for more
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