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 region of Syria: Syria, Lebanon...
- Hay'at Tahrir al-Sham (HTS) (Arabic: هيئة تحرير الشام‎, transliteration: Hayʼat Taḥrīr al-Shām, "Organization for the Liberation of the Levant" or "Levant...
- 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...
- 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...
- Harakat Ahrar al-Sham al-Islamiyya (Arabic: حركة أحرار الشام الإسلامية‎, romanized: ḥarakat aḥrāru š-šām al-islāmiyah, lit. 'Islamic Movement of the Free...
- Jimmy Sham Tsz-kit (Chinese: 岑子杰; Jyutping: sam4 zi2 git6; born 29 June 1987) is a Hong Kong political and LGBT rights activist. He serves as convener...
- Shams (Arabic: شمس‎; pronounced [ʃams]) is an Arabic word meaning "Sun". It may also refer to: Shams (newspaper), a defunct Saudi newspaper Al-Shams (newspaper)...
- Sham 69 are an English punk rock band that formed in Hersham in 1975. They were one of the most successful punk bands in the United Kingdom, achieving...
- 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...
- Jebel Shams (Arabic: جَبَل شَمْس‎, romanized: Mountain of Sun) is a mountain located in northeastern Oman north of Al Hamra town. It is the highest mountain...
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