Meaning of “shyster” in the English Dictionary

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"shyster" in American English

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shysternoun [ C ]

us /ˈʃɑɪ·stər/ infml

a dishonest person, esp. a lawyer

(Definition of “shyster” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"shyster" in Business English

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shysternoun [ C ]

uk /ˈʃaɪstər/ us US informal

a dishonest person, especially a lawyer:

He called Greene a shyster who lied, cheated, and overcharged for work he didn't do.

(Definition of “shyster” from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)