Business / Finance / Sham: A business transaction, such as a limited partnership, that is entered into for the sake of avoiding tax.

Other Words for Sham

Sham Adjective Synonyms: fake, fraud, counterfeit, imitation, hoax, humbug, pretence, forgery, copy, imposture, phony

Fame-Shame Culture

Entertainment / Literature / Fame-Shame Culture: The anthropological term for a culture in which masculine behavior revolves around a code of martial honor. These cultures embody the idea of 'death before dishonor.' Such civilizations often glorify MORE

Shambhavi Mudra

Health / Yoga / Shambhavi Mudra : A yoga gesture in which one focusses at the mid-eyebrow centre. MORE


Entertainment / Golf / Shamble: (also 'texas scramble') a tournament format that is a variation of a scramble, where each member of a team (usually a foursome) hits a tee shot on each hole, the best tee shot on the hole is selected, MORE


Entertainment / Music / Shamisen: Long-necked Japanese chordophone with three strings. MORE


Health / Massage / Lomilomi: This system of massage utilizes very large, broad movements. Two-handed, forearm, and elbow application of strokes, which cover a broad area, is characteristic of lomilomi. Similar to Swedish massage MORE

Maya Abdominal Massage

Health / Massage / Maya Abdominal Massage: Maya Abdominal Massage is a noninvasive, external, massage technique. It guides internal abdominal organs into their proper position for optimum health and well-being. Maya massage improves organ func MORE