French translation of 'sham'
- (= thing that is not genuine)
⇒ Their independence is a sham.
Leur autonomie n'est qu'un simulacre.
⇒ They have denounced this election as a sham.
Ils ont qualifié ces élections de simulacre.
- (= imposter)
- [love, friendship]
simulacre m de mariage
- [illness, love]
⇒ He's shamming.
Il fait semblant.
Example Sentences Including 'sham'
I left my wife, which was no big deal, because our marriage had been a sham for years, and I went to earth.A Song at Twilight
Joe yelled, his fingers itching to wipe the sham of pity off Noah's face.EVERVILLE (2001)
They were angry because their juvenile sham had been seen through.The Scar
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Translation of sham from the Collins English to French Dictionary