- Obsolete a trick or fraud
- an imitation that is meant to deceive; counterfeit
- a hypocritical action, deceptive appearance, etc.
- a person who is not what he or she pretends to be; fraud; impostor
- ☆ pillow sham
prob. < N Eng dial. var. of shame
not genuine or real; false, counterfeit, pretended, etc.
transitive verb shammed, shamming
to be or make an imitation or false show of; counterfeit
to pretend to be what one is not