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12.
Suburban Club Goer. Can be male or female but more commonly male. Can be identified by one or all of the following items: Cheesy tattoos(example: any form of flash tribal or anything incorporating a panther) spandex shirts w/ designer jeans. Spikey teased hair, J-lo sunglasses(yes even on males)lots of body glitter(again even on males) usually holding glow sticks.
Mostly found in the Westchester county area of NY.
More info See "Poseur"
Damn, this Club is loaded w/ shems tonite.

Can also be varried based on description
ie:
Wigger: sheminem
Shem-haven: Pearl nite club in white plains NY
by Greg February 18, 2003
 
1.
In reference to a person. Equivalent of 'dude'. Began as 'sham' (N. Irish)
"'Right shem? What's the craic?"
"Gon ask that shem for a fag."
by SHARK-E September 17, 2005
 
2.
To be a hero, does outrageous stunts and pranks, well like person
That kid just locked the teacher out of the class, what a shem
by Monto June 13, 2011
 
3.
hebrew for "name". it's a ghetto term in yerushalayim used by all those yids of mine.
(singsongy) Ha shem is here, Ha shem is there, Ha shem is everywhere!
by terrell mateo May 14, 2003
 
4.
To be a clown. Act like an idiot. To get kicked out of a bar or club
Ron your a shem, you left Shaf at the Greek.
by MBbbbbb March 28, 2008
 
5.
Sarcastic way to respond to a statement or to express regret at the way a situation turned out. Essentially "that's a shame" with an added sense of arrogance or lack of regard.
Person 1: "My dog died today"
Person 2: "Shem"

Person 1: "Oh no, I can't find my wallet"
Person 2: "What a shem"
by Marco Pierre April 01, 2012
 
6.
an abbriviation of fa shem
An Italian curse that means 'sperm of the devil'
Jamie Oliver Fa-shem
by bigmeuprudeboy September 11, 2003
 
7.
a she - him... therefore a shem..
is that a girl? she aint got no tits.. must be a shem
by xavier July 30, 2003