How Do You Spell SHAM?

Correct spelling for the English word "sham" is [ʃ_ˈa_m], [ʃˈam], [ʃˈam]] (IPA phonetic alphabet).

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Definition of SHAM

  1. To make false pretences:-pr.p. shamming; pa.t. and pa.p. shammed.

Common Misspellings for SHAM

Below is the list of 211 misspellings for the word "sham".

Usage Examples for SHAM

  1. When your model is made, the real tree stump will be removed one night and the sham one substituted. - "No Man's Land" by H. C. McNeile
  2. To this the king agreed, and promised to give the sham girl to the counsellor's son. - "Twenty-two Goblins" by Unknown
  3. In fact, the Queen suspected that the merman's story was all a sham and that he had come among her maids with a set purpose to run off with Silver Scales. - "Dutch Fairy Tales for Young Folks" by William Elliot Griffis
  4. Though how this man knows it was a sham, is a wonder of wonders to me." - "A Tale of Two Cities A Story of the French Revolution" by Charles Dickens
  5. There will be a sham fight or two, and then the cousins will make it up, and arrange matters to suit themselves. - "Project Gutenberg History of The Netherlands, 1555-1623, Complete" by John Lothrop Motley