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shiftyadjective

uk   us   /ˈʃɪf.ti/
(Definition of shifty from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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shiftyadjective [-er/-est only]

 us   /ˈʃɪf·ti/ disapproving
intelligent and ​skilled in ​deceivingothers: His shifty ​eyes make him ​look like a used-car ​salesman.
(Definition of shifty from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “shifty”
in Chinese (Simplified) (看上去)不老实的,诡诈的…
in Turkish hilekâr, kalleş, tilki gibi…
in Russian лживый, изворотливый…
in Chinese (Traditional) (看起來)不老實的,詭詐的…
in Polish przebiegły…
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