Definición de shifty en inglés:

shifty

Saltos de línea: shifty
Pronunciación: /ˈʃɪfti
 
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adjetivo (shiftier, shiftiest)

informal
1(Of a person or their manner) appearing deceitful or evasive: he had a shifty look about him
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • She was shifty, evasive and clearly unprepared for the assault.
  • No, he said, he did not agree that he was shifty or dishonest, but he pointed out that he had moved his position on evidence once or twice.
  • We're pretty sure there are shifty people somewhere.
Sinónimos
2Constantly changing; shifting: it was a close race in a shifty wind on smooth water
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • On the last lap, the wind freshened and became more shifty.
  • According to both experts and victims, the shifty world of immigration consultation here often works in conjunction with networks in the refugees' home countries.

Derivativos

shiftily

adverbio
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • She looks about shiftily and whispers: ‘Round the back.’
  • Sandwiched between the ceremonial swords and bric-a-brac, teenage boys gaze shiftily at the firearms on display in a Manchester shop.
  • Each time I picked up a book I looked shiftily around, holding it out in front of me at head height, so as not to appear like a person about to steal.

shiftiness

sustantivo
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • Seriously I laughed for a good 1/2 hr but then I got serious and thought whoa do I give off some aura of shiftiness that I'm not aware of?
  • But there's a certain shiftiness about ‘political’ people.
  • He chose gray, the color of deceit and shiftiness.

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