Shyster


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Shyster

1. A crook or a con man who tries to sell inferior goods or to cheat customers.

2. A corrupt lawyer or politician.
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While we were waiting for The Shyster to finish cutting the weeds behind the target, Owlface said, "Hey, Maggie, I'm sure glad you didn't bring that grandson of yours with you to the meeting this month like you did last month.
Members of Shysters Theatre Company, made up of actors with learning disabilities, have been filming in the Guildhall in Bayley Lane.
Director Richard Hayhow said: "The Shysters have been doing groundbreaking work over the past few years, but this is almost like going from the margins to the mainstream.
How nice it would be if the shysters infesting the Palace of Westminster, busily reducing us to Third World status, were not there.
And the FA believe shysters will try to fleece agents and bosses by promising them a shot at the Nigerian hotseat.
But it also enables us to coin the phrase "sanctuary scroungers" which covers the tens of thousands of shameless shysters who every year cynically abuse that protection by lying about their identity and circumstances in order to exploit our benefits and health systems.
The GAA is now as guilty as the soccer and rugby shysters in betraying their supporters.
Market forces take care of the shysters in time, but the FDA uses force and fraud to destroy legitimate concerns.
Where is the rule of marketing that says the con men and shysters get there first?
He attacks the plaintiffs' attorneys as flamboyant, money-grubbing shysters who care little for their clients.
ONCE again there is a swindle and con-trick being imposed upon the ordinary UK people by this morally bankrupt coalition of shysters, tricksters and generally dishonest charlatans unfortunately 'governing' (more like mis-managing) this country at the moment, namely privatisation of the Royal Mail.
for I still refuse to be thrilled that a country forced to cut back on every essential service going is happy to chuck pounds 10billion at this gigantic vanity fest for cheats, druggies and sporting shysters everywhere.