Advertisement

Dictionary


sham



Pronunciation: (sham), [key]
n., adj., v., shammed, sham•ming.


n.
1. something that is not what it purports to be; a spurious imitation; fraud or hoax.
2. a person who shams; shammer.
3. a cover or the like for giving a thing a different outward appearance: a pillow sham.

adj.
1. pretended; counterfeit; feigned: sham attacks; a sham Gothic façade.
2. designed, made, or used as a sham.

v.t.
1. to produce an imitation of.
2. to assume the appearance of; pretend to have: to sham illness.

v.i.
to make a false show of something; pretend.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

shalwarshama
See also:

Related Content


Advertisement

Play Hangman

Play Poptropica

Play Same Game

Try Our Math Flashcards