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shifty

shift·y

shifty

pronunciation:
shIf ti
part of speech: adjective
inflections: shiftier, shiftiest
definition 1: not sincere, honest, or trustworthy; evasive or tricky.
synonyms:
dishonest, evasive, tricky, untrustworthy
antonyms:
honest, trustworthy
similar words:
crafty, cunning, deceitful, devious, false, furtive, lubricious, shady, slick, sly, treacherous, underhanded, wily
definition 2: revealing a deceptive nature.
a shifty glance
synonyms:
furtive, sneaky
similar words:
designing, elusive, evasive
derivations: shiftily (adv.), shiftiness (n.)