shiftily
adverb see shifty

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • shiftily — shifty ► ADJECTIVE (shiftier, shiftiest) informal ▪ deceitful or evasive. DERIVATIVES shiftily adverb shiftiness noun …   English terms dictionary

  • shiftily — adverb in a shifty manner he looked at his new customer shiftily • Derived from adjective: ↑shifty …   Useful english dictionary

  • shiftily — See shifty. * * * …   Universalium

  • shiftily — adverb In a shifty manner …   Wiktionary

  • shiftily — adv. craftily, deceptively, trickily, evasively …   English contemporary dictionary

  • shiftily — shift·i·ly …   English syllables

  • shifty — shiftily, adv. shiftiness, n. /shif tee/, adj., shiftier, shiftiest. 1. resourceful; fertile in expedients. 2. given to or full of evasions; tricky. 3. suggesting a deceptive or evasive character: a shifty look. [1560 70; SHIFT + Y1] Syn. 2 …   Universalium

  • shifty — adjective (shiftier; est) Date: circa 1570 1. full of or ready with expedients ; resourceful 2. a. given to deception, evasion, or fraud ; tricky b. capable of evasive movement ; elusive < a shif …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • weasel — I. noun (plural weasels) Etymology: Middle English wesele, from Old English weosule; akin to Old High German wisula weasel Date: before 12th century 1. or plural weasel any of various small slender active carnivorous mammals (genus Mustela of the …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • shiftiness — See shiftily. * * * …   Universalium

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