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Definition of a shyster

shyster

noun

  • an unethical person.

    Last edited on Aug 11 2009. Submitted by Walter Rader (Editor) from Sacramento, CA, USA on Aug 11 2009.

  • an unethical person, specifically in the context of law or politics.

    Last edited on Feb 06 2010. Submitted by Anonymous on Feb 06 2010.

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Definitions include: in the United States, a member of the Republican party.
Definitions include: an unintelligent person.
Definitions include: An annoying fool; idiot. (Used extensively on IRC).
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Definitions include: intensifier, usually expressing confusion or displeasure.
Definitions include: Off the hook or hype.
Definitions include: an abdomen with many red stretch marks, which resemble flames.
Definitions include: in a debate, to take the opposing side.

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