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shifty

adjective
 
 
/ˈʃɪfti/ informal
Someone who looks shifty looks dishonest.Dishonest
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 Chinese (Simplified) (看上去)不老实的,诡诈的…
in Polish przebiegły…
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