Definition of Shysters

1. Noun. (plural of shyster) ¹



¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Shysters

1. shyster [n] - See also: shyster

Lexicographical Neighbors of Shysters

shyers
shyest
shying
shying away
shying away from
shyish
shylocked
shylocking
shylocks
shyly
shyness
shynesses
shyster
shysterish
shysterism
shysters (current term)
siRNA
siRNAs
si op. sit
si quis
siaga
sial
sial-
sialaden
sialadenitis
sialadenoncus
sialadenotropic
sialagogue
sialagogues
sialate 9-O-lactoyltransferase

Literary usage of Shysters

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The New York of the Novelists by Arthur Bartlett Maurice (1917)
"CHAPTER IX The Trail of "Max Fargus"—The House of the Tin Sailor —shysters' Row—A Mythical Part of Irving Place—The Course of Empire—68 Clinton Place. ..."

2. Platform Echos; Or, Living Truths for Head & Heart ...: With a History of Mr by John Bartholomew Gough, Lyman Abbott (1886)
"... Pettifogging shysters — Blood- money — Trial by Jury — " Did You Smell It ? " — The Patient Old Man and His Hay — A Young Man's Story — A Thrilling ..."

3. The Friend (1868)
"And if in the meshes of his cunning he chances to catch an intimation of the fact that shysters in the end are the dupes of their own cleverness, ..."

4. An American Glossary by Richard Hopwood Thornton (1912)
"1857 The shysters, or Tombs lawyers, were on hand, and sought to ... 1863 By actual experiment in the recent draft we know that " shysters," as they were ..."

5. A Dictionary of Slang, Jargon & Cant: Embracing English, American, and Anglo by Albert Barrère, Charles Godfrey Leland (1890)
"shysters are a set of turkey-buzzards whose touch is pollution and whose breath is ... than in the Pompadour mop-heads of all the dude shysters of the day. ..."

6. Journal by Kentucky, House of Representatives, General Assembly (1898)
"... quack druggists, etc., etc., there is but little protection afforded them against shysters and pretenders who have invaded the ranks of this profession ..."

7. The Life and Times of Hannibal Hamlin by Charles Eugene Hamlin (1899)
"The poor-debtor law had some technical features that enabled shysters and Shylocks to take unfair advantages of men in debt at a cost of unnecessary ..."

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