HyperDic: shill

English > 2 senses of the word shill:
NOUNperson shilla decoy who acts as an enthusiastic customer in order to stimulate the participation of others
VERBsocialshillact as a shill
shill > pronunciation
Soundsshih'l
RhymesAdvil ... zill: 103 rhymes with ihl...
English > shill: 2 senses > noun 1, person
MeaningA decoy who acts as an enthusiastic customer in order to stimulate the participation of others.
Broaderdecoy, steererA beguiler who leads someone into danger (usually as part of a plot)
Spanishsocio del apostador, socio del estafador, testaferro
Catalantestaferro
Verbsshillact as a shill
English > shill: 2 senses > verb 1, social
Meaningact as a shill.
PatternSomebody ----s
Example"The shill bid for the expensive carpet during the auction in order to drive the price up"
Broaderdeceive, lead on, delude, cozenBe false to
Nounsshilla decoy who acts as an enthusiastic customer in order to stimulate the participation of others

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