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noun 
  1. A fake; an imitation that purports to be genuine.
The time-share deal was a .
  1. Trickery, hoaxing.
A con-man must be skilled in the arts of and deceit.
  1. A decorative cover for a pillow.
  2. (rfv-sense) A person from the north side of Cork city, Ireland.
Translations: 
  • Dutch: bedrog, oplichterij, kwakzalverij
  • German: Schwindel , Mogelei , Betrug
verb (sham, m, ed)
  1. To deceive, cheat, lie.
You were shammed by the pool shark.
Translations: 
  • German: vortí¤uschen, sich verstellen, heucheln
    (trans-mid)

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