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Definition of shill
a person who speaks favorably about something they have a vested interest in, while pretending to be impartial.
Last edited on Sep 14 2009. Submitted by
Walter Rader (Editor) from Sacramento, CA, USA
on Sep 14 2009.
an accomplice; a person who helps and abets another for the purpose of manipulating the thoughts or actions of a third party.
The potential customers did not know that a shill was among them, helping the salesman by praising the product and pretending to make a purchase. The college professor used graduate students as
shills to screen new students before admitting them into his program.
Last edited on Jan 24 2016. Submitted by
on Jan 24 2016.
A poor kid named CockRocket on Steam that uses the term without knowing what it is. Tries to harass others for buying games it cannot afford
Last edited on Dec 29 2016. Submitted by
on Dec 29 2016.
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