What is another word for shill?

Pronunciation: [ʃˈɪl] (IPA)

The word "shill" has negative connotations, as it typically refers to someone who promotes a product or service for personal gain without disclosing their relationship to the seller. There are several synonyms for "shill" that can be used in place of this term, including "pitchman," "promoter," "hype artist," "huckster," and "flack." These words all imply that the person in question is promoting something for their own benefit rather than providing impartial information. To avoid using these negative terms, one could instead use more neutral language to describe someone who is promoting a product, such as "salesperson" or "marketing expert".

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Usage examples for Shill

That is, he needed no more assistance that most magicians do-a shill in the audience.
"The Foreign Hand Tie"
Gordon Randall Garrett
I shill have the whole town on my side, you may be certain of that!
"Three Comedies"
Björnstjerne M. Björnson Commentator: R. Farquharson Sharp
There's just the one simple sane question before me-shill I or shall I?"
"John March, Southerner"
George W. Cable

Famous quotes with Shill

  • If I am a Republican shill, wouldn't you think I am the least amount of a threat to the president?
    Jeff Gannon
  • The attraction in this city is money, from gambling. What you are if you work here is a shill.
    Joe Williams

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