Definition of Shill
a con-artist who poses as a legitimate customer to trick others into buying or engaging in an activity
Examples of Shill in a sentence
The carnival shill pretended to win at the game so that he could lure children into wasting their money. 🔊
Acting as a shill for the company, Laura put fake reviews online as a way to get others to buy the products. 🔊
Although people thought he was a legitimate customer, the guest was actually a shill hired by the owner to get people to come into the restaurant. 🔊
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