shammer

shammer

[sham-er]
noun
a person who shams.

Origin:
1670–80; sham + -er1

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sham (ʃæm)
 
n
1.  anything that is not what it purports or appears to be
2.  something false, fake, or fictitious that purports to be genuine
3.  a person who pretends to be something other than he is
 
adj
4.  counterfeit or false; simulated
 
vb , shams, shamming, shammed
5.  to falsely assume the appearance of (something); counterfeit: to sham illness
 
[C17: perhaps a Northern English dialect variant of shame]
 
'shammer
 
n

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