noun. ['ˈʃɪl'] a decoy who acts as an enthusiastic customer in order to stimulate the participation of others.
Rhymes with Shill
verb. ['ˈʃɪl'] act as a shill.
- lead on
Sentences with shill
1. Noun, singular or mass
A variation of the shill occurs when the auctioneer calls out a nonexistent bid by pretending someone in the audience actually made one.
A high level of overwhelmingly positive feedback helps project a good impression, but unscrupulous sellers pad their feedback count with small purchases or through shill buying of items sold by other accounts they control.
3. Verb, base form
Of course, not all of your payments will be lump-sum, and you'll have to shill out your hard earned cash over the years you live in your house.