Definition of Sham. Meaning of Sham. Synonyms of Sham

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Definition of Sham

Sham
Sham Sham, a. False; counterfeit; pretended; feigned; unreal; as, a sham fight. They scorned the sham independence proffered to them by the Athenians. --Jowett (Thucyd)
Sham
Sham Sham, v. i. To make false pretenses; to deceive; to feign; to impose. Wondering . . . whether those who lectured him were such fools as they professed to be, or were only shamming. --Macaulay.
Sham
Sham Sham, n. [Originally the same word as shame, hence, a disgrace, a trick. See Shame, n.] 1. That which deceives expectation; any trick, fraud, or device that deludes and disappoint; a make-believe; delusion; imposture, humbug. ``A mere sham.' --Bp. Stillingfleet. Believe who will the solemn sham, not I. --Addison. 2. A false front, or removable ornamental covering. Pillow sham, a covering to be laid on a pillow.

Meaning of Sham from wikipedia

- Sham may refer to: Al-Sham, endonym of the region bordering the eastern Mediterranean Sea, usually known as the Levant or the regions of Syria: Syria,...
- Hay'at Tahrir al-Sham (HTS) (Arabic: هيئة تحرير الشام‎, transliteration: Hayʼat Taḥrīr aš-Šām, "Organization for the Liberation of the Levant" or "Levant...
- the name ad-Dawlah al-Islāmiyah fī 'l-ʿIrāq wa-sh-Shām (الدولة الإسلامية في العراق والشام‎). As al-Shām is a region often compared with the Levant or Greater...
- States), better known by his stage name Sam the Sham, is a retired American rock and roll singer. Sam the Sham was known for his camp robe and turban and hauling...
- Harakat Ahrar al-Sham al-Islamiyya (Arabic: حركة أحرار الشام الإسلامية‎, romanized: Ḥarakat Aḥrāru š-Šām al-Islāmiyah, lit. 'Islamic Movement of the Free...
- A sham marriage or fake marriage is a marriage of convenience entered into without intending to create a real marital relationship. This is usually for...
- Sham 69 are an English punk rock band that formed in Hersham in Surrey in 1975. They were one of the most successful punk bands in the United Kingdom,...
- The Shim Sham Shimmy, Shim Sham or just Sham originally is a particular tap dance routine and is regarded as tap dance's national anthem. For today's...
- Sham surgery (placebo surgery) is a faked surgical intervention that omits the step thought to be therapeutically necessary. In clinical trials of surgical...
- Jabal Shams or Jebel Shams (Arabic: جَبَل شَمْس‎, romanized: Mountain of Sun) is a mountain located in northeastern Oman north of Al Hamra town.It is known...