HyperDic: shammer

English > 2 senses of the word shammer:
NOUNperson shammer, malingerer, skulkersomeone shirking / shirking their duty by feigning illness or incapacity
person shammer, imposter, impostor, pretender, fake, faker, fraud, sham, pseudo, pseud, role playera person who makes deceitful pretenses
English > shammer: 2 senses > noun 1, person
Meaningsomeone shirking / shirking their duty by feigning illness or incapacity.
Synonymsmalingerer, skulker
Broaderslacker, shirkerA person who shirks / shirks his work or duty (especially one who tries to evade military service in wartime)
Spanishabsentista, escaqueado, remolón, simulador, zanguango
Catalanescacat, escaquejat
Verbsshammake believe with the intent to deceive / deceive
shammake a pretence of
English > shammer: 2 senses > noun 2, person
MeaningA person who makes deceitful pretenses.
Synonymsimposter, impostor, pretender, fake, faker, fraud, sham, pseudo, pseud, role player
Narrowername droppersomeone who pretends that famous people are his/her friends
ringerA contestant entered in a competition under false pretenses
Broaderdeceiver, cheat, cheater, trickster, beguiler, slickersomeone who leads you to believe something that is not true
Spanishembaucador, embustero, farsante, impostora, impostor, simulador
Catalanengalipador, ensibornador, entabanador, farsaire, farsant, impostor, pseudo
Verbsshammake believe with the intent to deceive / deceive
shammake a pretence of

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