verb (used without object)
verb (used with object)
Origin of shill
Examples from the Web for shilled
She never wowed the nation with her athletic prowess, shilled in countless car commercials, or entertained in film comedies.
Jamie Jungers is starring in an ad, Ashley Dupré is promoting the New York Post—even Monica shilled for Jenny Craig.
Word Origin 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.