Definition of shifty adjective from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//ˈʃɪfti//
; NAmE NAmE//ˈʃɪfti//
(shiftier, shiftiest) (informal) Dishonest
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seeming to be dishonest; looking guilty about something synonym furtive shifty eyes to look shifty See related entries: DishonestExtra examples That moustache makes him look decidedly shifty. He was trying not to look shifty. I don’t trust him — he’s got shifty eyes.
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