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shifty

adjective
 
 
/ˈʃɪf.ti/
looking or seeming dishonest
(看上去)不老实的,诡诈的
He's got shifty eyes.
他的眼睛贼溜溜的。
You're looking very shifty. What have you been up to?
你看上去鬼鬼祟祟的。你想干什么?
There's a couple of shifty-looking people standing on the street corner.
街角站着几个贼头贼脑的人。
Dishonest
shiftily
 
 
/ˈʃɪf.tɪ.li/ adverb
Dishonest
shiftiness
 
 
/ˈʃɪf.tɪ.nəs/ noun [U]
Lies, lying and hypocrisyDishonest people
Translations of “shifty”
in Chinese (Traditional) (看起來)不老實的,詭詐的…
in Russian лживый, изворотливый…
in Turkish hilekâr, kalleş, tilki gibi…
in Polish przebiegły…
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