shicer

[ shahy-ser ]
/ ˈʃaɪ sər /

noun Australian.

Slang. a swindler.
any unscrupulous person.

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Origin of shicer

1850–55; < German Scheisser, equivalent to scheiss(en) to shit + -er -er1
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Example sentences from the Web for shicer

  • A 'shicer' is first a mining claim which turns out to be useless, and then anything that does so.

    Town Life in Australia|R. E. N. (Richard) Twopeny