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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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Let's get rid of all these politically correct, so-called human rights shysters and get people in who will listen.
This quirky, mystery play is latest production from award-winning theatre and film group the Shysters.
How nice it would be if the shysters infesting the Palace of Westminster, busily reducing us to Third World status, were not there.
Written by Jon Palmer and Richard Hayhow, former artistic directors of Full Body and The Voice Theatre Company and The Shysters Theatre Company, the book entitled Learning Disability and Contemporary Theatre will be launched on April 29.
But it also enables us to coin the phrase "sanctuary scroungers" which covers the tens of thousands of shameless shysters who every year cynically abuse that protection by lying about their identity and circumstances in order to exploit our benefits and health systems.
It doesn't do badly in the league table when it comes to turning out high-class conmen, fraudsters, cheats, City shysters and political chancers either.
The GAA is now as guilty as the soccer and rugby shysters in betraying their supporters.
It's been public pension funds, using the combined clout of their Wall Street investments, who've gone after the Enrons, WorldComs and other corporate shysters who severely damaged our economy and many small investors earlier in this decade.
She should get as much rest as she can before returning to get stuck into these shysters again.
Market forces take care of the shysters in time, but the FDA uses force and fraud to destroy legitimate concerns.
Where is the rule of marketing that says the con men and shysters get there first?
ONCE again there is a swindle and con-trick being imposed upon the ordinary UK people by this morally bankrupt coalition of shysters, tricksters and generally dishonest charlatans unfortunately 'governing' (more like mis-managing) this country at the moment, namely privatisation of the Royal Mail.
I know I go on about it every week, but when are these shysters going to pay for crashing the economy?
Did the Shysters Theatre Company, actors with learning disabilities, offend you?
Not being too closely associated with politics is a plus in a nation where politicians are regarded as unprincipled, lying shysters.