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Meaning of SHIFTY

Pronunciation:  'shiftee

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[adj]  characterized by insincerity or deceit; evasive; "a devious character"; "shifty eyes"
 

SHIFTY is a 6 letter word that starts with S.

 

 Synonyms: devious, untrustworthy, untrusty
 

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Shift"y\, a.
Full of, or ready with, shifts; fertile in expedients or
contrivance. --Wright.

      Shifty and thrifty as old Greek or modern Scot, there
      were few things he could not invent, and perhaps
      nothing he could not endure.             --C. Kingsley.

 

 

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