New English-Irish Dictionary
Similar words: shame · ham · scam · seam · shag · slam · spam · shack · shade · shady
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sham

1 noun pejorative also POL ceremony, procedure, etccur i gcéill  c m uthe trial was a complete sham cur i gcéill amach is amach a bhí sa triaila sham marriage pósadh bréigesham democracy bréagdhaonlathas 2 noun pejorative personcur i gcéill  c m ushe's a sham cur i gcéill ar fad í
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3 noun familiar lad, manhow are you, sham? cén chaoi a bhfuil tú, a mhac?; conas atá tú, a bhuachaill?who's that sham? cé hé an boc sin?, cé hé an leaid sin? 4 verb
INTRANSITIVEcuir i gcéilllig ort  c m uI'm not shamming ní ag cur i gcéill atá mé, ní ag ligean orm atá méshe shammed that she didn't understand lig sí uirthi nár thuig sí
TRANSITIVEhe shammed illness lig sé air go raibh sé tinn, lig sé tinneas bréige air féin