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Fyre Festival shyster Billy McFarland was just caught allegedly selling fake tickets to the Met Ball.
Some cryptocurrency pioneers think alt-coins are thus more like penny stocks—ones that get talked up by shysters to lure in naive investors, who get fleeced.
So Tillerson stepped down as the CEO of one of the largest corporations in the world to cap his career spending one year being jerked around by a louche New York City shyster.
The Wiz himself is played as a compelling shyster of self-affirmation with a cheery smile by Rahim Glaspy.
Throughout the Anthony trial, local and national media presented Baez as a strip-mall shyster in a bad brown suit who lacked the experience and pedigree to take on such a prominent case.
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SHYSTER Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of shyster for English Language Learners
: a dishonest person; especially : a dishonest lawyer or politician
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