[ UK /ʃˈa‍ɪstɐ/ ]
[ US /ˈʃaɪstɝ/ ]
  1. a person (especially a lawyer or politician) who uses unscrupulous or unethical methods
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How To Use shyster In A Sentence

  • I was under no obligation to serve anything to the other party whatsoever, and if they had any complaints then they should take it up with the shyster.
  • They can create unchallengeable hierarchies of bejewelled or epauletted shysters, but then so can other human organisations. Times, Sunday Times
  • We were the shysters who were into every business deal jamming the honest flow of commerce with fakery and fraud.
  • ‘There were shysters, con men, everybody who would find this business attractive because you print your own money,’ he recalls.
  • Paulsen was a crook and a shyster, and McCain goes along with flimflams as did Bush, as he did when he sat with Bush/Obama last Fall, and blessed all this resultant madness. The Volokh Conspiracy » What’s in Waxman-Markey?
  • So now, six years in, what should these shysters, lawyers, and purveyors of vacuous mediocrity do next?
  • If there'd been anything to sue and resue and re-resue over, you can bet those 5,000 shysters the campaign flew in would be doing it.
  • I seem to recall the abolishment of a certain low tax band too. if you bunch of lying cheating shysters hadn't spent the publics money like a bunch of drunken sailors on shore leave nobody would be putting up VAT in the first place. The Guardian World News
  • No one knows what Bush did, except run companies into the ground and daddy's friends bailed him out, and I'm supposed to believe Edwards is some kind of shyster for helping poor families? Archive 2004-07-01
  • It has come to such a pass in this so-called chivalrous country that sensitive women will submit to almost any wrong rather than seek redress in our courts of law, where they are liable to be subjected to studied insult by unconscionable shysters. The Complete Works of Brann the Iconoclast, Volume 10
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