Definitions for shysterˈʃaɪ stər

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  1. shyster, pettifogger(noun)

    a person (especially a lawyer or politician) who uses unscrupulous or unethical methods

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  1. shyster(Noun)

    Someone who acts in a disreputable, unethical, or unscrupulous way, especially in the practice of law and politics.

  2. Origin: The origin is mostly likely from Scheißer, from scheißen, probably influenced by -ster

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  1. Shyster(noun)

    a trickish knave; one who carries on any business, especially legal business, in a mean and dishonest way

  2. Origin: [Perh. from G. scheisse excrement.]


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