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shyster

(ˈʃɑɪstɚ)
n. an unethical or unscrupulous lawyer. (Also a rude term of address.) Look, you cheap shyster, I paid you to help me, not ruin me!
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We were about halfway around the course when The Shyster came walking up behind us with a weed cater in his hands.
Members of Shysters Theatre Company - made up of actors with learning disabilities - got into costume for a filming session at St Mary's Guildhall, in Coventry city centre.
The Shysters is a pioneering group of city performers with learning disabilities and their shows are in demand across the region.
I would rather prefer the aged shysters to rule the nation than vote in a youth.
Those shysters down in Whitehall, deemed the shipyards had to close.
His story also brought out of the woodwork assorted public relations shysters, right-wing Christian fundamentalists from the USA, Donald Trump and the Pope plus a raucous, selfappointed Charlie's Army.
When seven players who cut their games short through "injury" were accused of being shysters who had turned up on a false premise just to pick up their appearance fee, contribute nothing, then head off to spend it somewhere better.
Revolting shysters Edwin and Lorraine McLaren preyed on the desperate and elderly to feed their own ruthless greed.
Birmingham has already earned notoriety by a judge's comment that a group of Asian polling station shysters had turned the city into a "banana republic".
This fear from the political judgment of the international community is at times forgotten by Gruevski and he throws sticks and stones against the fascist west but the dirtiest part of this anti-western campaign is led by the media shysters who pushed his to the abyss too.
Most of us have long rumbled the legal shysters and now we know about bankers.
A new bunch of shysters cashing in off the back of the first bunch of shysters.
There should also be greater industry transparency and the outing and prosecution of shysters who besmirch Bahrain's reputation.
So much more satisfying than my recommended method of dealing with these infuriating shysters - by blowing a referee's whistle down the phone.
Shysters, in Far Gosford Street, has cash for the next 12 months but will receive no money from the Arts Council from April next year.