Shyster vs Shysterism - What's the difference?

shyster | shysterism |


As nouns the difference between shyster and shysterism

is that shyster is someone who acts in a disreputable, unethical, or unscrupulous way, especially in the practice of law and politics while shysterism is the behavior and activities of shysters.

Other Comparisons: What's the difference?

shyster

English

Alternative forms

* schister, scheister, sheister, schyster, shister, shaista, shiester, schiester

Noun

(en noun)
  • Someone who acts in a disreputable, unethical, or unscrupulous way, especially in the practice of law and politics.
  • Polly' (to security guard, referring to Dr. Feingarten): Are you going to let that ' shyster in there?
    Dr. Feingarten': I could sue you, Polly. A ' shyster is a disreputable lawyer. I'm a quack.
    - From the motion picture

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    shysterism

    English

    Noun

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  • The behavior and activities of shysters.