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Definition of 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: verb - to heavily make out and really go at it.
Definitions include: a pompous person who acts like they know everything.
Definitions include: See in heck.
Definitions include: a teen that listened to "bubblegum pop" music.
Definitions include: a free e-mail address one uses for unimportant web signups, with the expectation that the e-mail address will receive lots of spam.
Definitions include: a vagina.
Definitions include: a holding cell for drunk people, usually in a county jail.
Definitions include: a person of color.
Definitions include: a poor area of a town; "ghetto".

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