Meaning of “weasel out (of something)” in the English Dictionary

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"weasel out (of something)" in American English

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weasel out (of something)

/ˈwi·zəl ˈɑʊt/ infml
phrasal verb with weasel verb

to escape responsibility for something:

My roommate always tries to weasel out of doing the dishes.

(Definition of “weasel out (of something)” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)