shicer

[ shahy-ser ]
/ ˈʃaɪ sər /
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noun Australian.

Slang. a swindler.
any unscrupulous person.

Nearby words

  1. shiai,
  2. shiatsu,
  3. shibah,
  4. shibah asar betammuz,
  5. shibboleth,
  6. shicker,
  7. shickered,
  8. shidduch,
  9. shied,
  10. shiel

Origin of shicer

1850–55; < German Scheisser, equivalent to scheiss(en) to shit + -er -er1

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Examples 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