verb (used with object), shammed, sham·ming.
verb (used without object), shammed, sham·ming.
Words nearby sham
Origin of sham
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OTHER WORDS FROM shamun·shammed, adjective
Examples from the Web for shamming
The surgeon was not much troubled by shamming sickness, and there were not a great many complaints of theft.Army Life in a Black Regiment|Thomas Wentworth Higginson
I convinced myself that he was not shamming, and then turned to the old man.Long Live the King|Guy Boothby
England, he thinks, has been shamming Isaac for several hundred years.
"I'd like to know whether he is really hurt so much, or only shamming," added Phil.Dave Porter At Bear Camp|Edward Stratemeyer
He felt certain that the man in bed was shamming, that he was hardly sick at all.Joe The Hotel Boy|Horatio Alger Jr.