a person who poses as a customer in order to decoy others into participating, as at a gambling house, auction, confidence game, etc.
a person who publicizes or praises something or someone for reasons of self-interest, personal profit, or friendship or loyalty.
verb (used without object)
to work as a shill:
He shills for a large casino.
verb (used with object)
to advertise or promote (a product) as or in the manner of a huckster; hustle:
He was hired to shill a new TV show.
(slang) a confidence trickster’s assistant, esp a person who poses as an ordinary customer, gambler, etc, in order to entice others to participate
noun, (esp. in Ireland) 1. a cudgel, traditionally of blackthorn or oak. noun 1. (in Ireland) a stout club or cudgel, esp one made of oak or blackthorn
noun 1. a cupronickel coin and former monetary unit of the United Kingdom, the 20th part of a pound, equal to 12 pence: retained in circulation equal to 5 new pence after decimalization in 1971. Abbreviation: s. 2. a former monetary unit of various other nations, as Australia, Fiji, Ghana, Ireland, Jamaica, New Zealand, and […]
noun 1. a virgule, as used as a divider between shillings and pence: One reads 2/6 as “two shillings and sixpence” or “two and six.”. shilling mark noun 1. another name for slash (sense 12)
noun 1. a city in and the capital of Assam state, in NE India: resort. noun 1. a state in NE India. 85,012 sq. mi. (220,181 sq. km). Capital: Shillong. noun 1. a city in NE India, capital of Meghalaya: situated on the Shillong Plateau at an altitude of 1520 m (4987 ft); destroyed by […]