Definition of Sham


  • a person who makes deceitful pretenses
    - role player
  • something that is a counterfeit
    not what it seems to be


  • make believe with the intent to deceive
    "He feigned that he was ill"
    "He shammed a headache"
  • make a pretence of
    "She assumed indifference, even though she was seething with anger"
    "he feigned sleep"


  • adopted in order to deceive
    "an assumed name"
    "an assumed cheerfulness"
    "a fictitious address"
    "fictive sympathy"
    "a pretended interest"
    "a put-on childish voice"
    "sham modesty"
    - put on
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Unscramble sham

18 unscramble word found using the letters sham.

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