Definitions For Sham

noun

  • Something that is a counterfeit; not what it seems to be
  • A person who makes deceitful pretenses
  • Something that is not what it appears to be and that is meant to trick or deceive people
  • Someone who deceives people by pretending to be a particular kind of person, to have a particular skill, etc.
  • Words or actions that are not sincere or honest

verb

  • Make believe with the intent to deceive
  • Make a pretence of
  • To act in a way that is meant to trick or deceive people

adjective

  • Adopted in order to deceive

Is Sham a Scrabble Word?

Words With Friends YES
Scrabble US YES
Scrabble UK YES
English International (SOWPODS) YES
Scrabble Global YES
Enable1 Dictionary YES

Points in Different Games

Scrabble
9
Words with Friends
9

The word Sham is worth 9 points in Scrabble and 9 points in Words with Friends

Examples of Sham in a Sentence

  • He claims that the trial was a sham.
  • Their marriage was a sham.
  • Many people believed he could help them, but I knew he was a sham.
  • A sofa upholstered in sham leather
  • Street vendors selling sham designer handbags to gullible tourists
  • She wasn't really hurt; she was only shamming.
  • He was shamming illness to avoid work.

Synonyms for Sham

Antonyms for Sham

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