Explicație sham în Dicționarul Englez Englez

sham

(shəm )

substantiv
something that is a counterfeit
not what it seems to be
substantiv
a person who makes deceitful pretenses
verb
make believe with the intent to deceive
"He feigned that he was ill"
"He shammed a headache"

verb
make a pretence of
"She assumed indifference, even though she was seething with anger"
"he feigned sleep"

adjectiv
adopted in order to deceive
"an assumed name"
"an assumed cheerfulness"
"a fictitious address"
"fictive sympathy"
"a pretended interest"
"a put-on childish voice"
"sham modesty"





Sinonime:
(substantiv) fake, faker, fraud, impostor, pretender
(adjectiv) assumed, false, fictitious, fictive
(verb) affect, assume, dissemble, feign, pretend, simulate