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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All our nation needs to purge itself of old shysters is not and would never be youths, instead, a young vibrant mind of an old hand with conscience and integrity.
As long as such mothers and sons exist, shysters can't complain, can they?
Oscar's good fortune began last year when he was cast as Nathan Lane's understudy in The Producers, Mel Brooks's stage adaptation of his comic film about two shysters who attempt to bilk investors with an intended theatrical flop called Springtime for Hitler.
In order to disavow the truth of their message, Camp ridiculed the two evangelists and portrayed them as greedy TV shysters.
Coleman's social history cites a litany of those who have not kept the Faith - "the tricksters, shysters and pseudointellectuals, of all colors and creed.
He attacks the plaintiffs' attorneys as flamboyant, money-grubbing shysters who care little for their clients.
Bureaucrats resist such amateur interference," but other, wiser administrators welcome the support of concerned citizens in the public's perennial battles with shysters, thieves, and political appointees who would make personal fortunes from the nation's common wealth.
When those shysters down in Whitehall, deemed our shipyards had to close Toxic ripples reached so far and wide, just adding to our woes
She later found the courage to give evidence against the shysters at Bournemouth crown court in a prosecution brought by Dorset Trading Standards.
Delahoy from Edinburgh about rising prices, the only way these shysters who run the country will listen to us is when we get up off our knees and go ahead with a campaign of mass civil disobedience.
This quirky, mystery play is latest production from award-winning theatre and film group the Shysters.
How nice it would be if the shysters infesting the Palace of Westminster, busily reducing us to Third World status, were not there.