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shifty

adjective
 
 
/ˈʃɪf.ti/
looking or seeming dishonest
(看起來)不老實的,詭詐的
He's got shifty eyes.
他的眼睛賊溜溜的。
You're looking very shifty. What have you been up to?
你看起來鬼鬼祟祟的。你想幹甚麽?
There's a couple of shifty-looking people standing on the street corner.
街角站著幾個賊頭賊腦的人。
Dishonest
shiftily
 
 
/ˈʃɪf.tɪ.li/ adverb
Dishonest
shiftiness
 
 
/ˈʃɪf.tɪ.nəs/ noun [U]
Lies, lying and hypocrisyDishonest people
Translations of “shifty”
in Russian лживый, изворотливый…
in Turkish hilekâr, kalleş, tilki gibi…
in Chinese (Simplified) (看上去)不老实的,诡诈的…
in Polish przebiegły…
(Definition of shifty from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Traditional) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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