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.
verb Slang terms with the same meaning
Other terms relating to ' miscellaneous insults (list of)':
Definitions include: a person who adopts an overtly friendly attitude towards those in authority in hopes of gaining a more favorable position in the workplace.
Definitions include: bland, uninspired, boring, or insipid.
Definitions include: a person with major emotional issues.
Definitions include: a person who acts without thinking.
Definitions include: a person who behaves in an exaggerated way simply to attract attention.
Definitions include: a person who has problems using modern technology.
Definitions include: a person who isn't good at life.
Definitions include: A term invented in 2003 by American columnist Dan Savage to disparage US Senator Rick Santorum due to his statements about homosexuality.
Definitions include: a person who regards or treats people who are not of their own religion with with hatred and intolerance.
Definitions include: someone who is new to a particular group, activity, game, field of study, etc.
Definitions include: an expression of anger; " bite me"; " fuck off".
Definitions include: a person who causes problems.
Definitions include: very good, excellent; " cool".
Definitions include: a boring, humorless person; " wet blanket".
Definitions include: a mess; something useless; something unappealing.
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Definitions include: A dance called " Nae Nae" Was released in the early 2013, it became popular in the year of 2014. The song explains how you do the dance "all you have to do is put your hands up and rock it." It's very easy to do,I learned it in just 10 Minutes! It was a very popular dance until "The whip dance" came out. But when "Watch me whip/Naenae" Came out, both of the dances was now very popular.
Definitions include: extremely intoxicated or under the influence of a drug.
Definitions include: to be high on crank
Definitions include: chilling.
Definitions include: Someone who gives tattoos.
Definitions include: relating to a WASP.
Definitions include: form of address for an asshole.
Definitions include: an overweight, unattractive female with poor hygiene, from a rural area.
Definitions include: a nice person. Definitions include: spilling, wasting, or otherwise mistreating or not drinking alcohol.
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