verb (used without object)
verb (used with object)
Origin of shill
Examples from the Web for shill
Professional bloggers essentially get paid to shill the clothes they like and travel the world—to be influencers.Tavi Gevinson: From Teen Fashion Queen to Broadway Star|Arabelle Sicardi|July 12, 2014|DAILY BEAST
He is also quite happy to shill for garcinia cambogia, which he calls the “newest, fastest fat-buster.”
Haaretz, no Netanyahu shill, recently publicized a poll reflecting the Israeli consensus belief in a two-state solution.
Contrary to the claims of the Daily Kos crowd, Third Way is not a shill for corporations.
And six makes twenty-eight pounds, four shill——What do you want in here?Old Scrooge: A Christmas Carol in Five Staves.|Charles A. Scott
He's a cowardly scoundrel, but he shill hev far play, or my name ain't Jake Larkin!'
In this particular case, the shill was his brother, Leonard Poe.The Foreign Hand Tie|Gordon Randall Garrett
I don't keer ter handle you, but I shill ef you don't leab widin five minutes.'
He's a-driftin' out'n de riber, ole Mist; shill I run and tell his folks when I puts der biscuits in de oben?The Actress' Daughter|May Agnes Fleming
British Dictionary definitions for shill
Word Origin for shill
Word Origin and History for shill
"one who acts as a decoy for a gambler, auctioneer, etc.," 1916, probably originally circus or carnival argot, probably a shortened form of shillaber (1913) with the same meaning, origin unknown. The verb is attested from 1914. Related: Shilled; shilling.