Definition of weasel noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//ˈwiːzl//
; NAmE NAmE//ˈwiːzl//
Wild mammals
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a small wild animal with reddish-brown fur, a long thin body and short legs. Weasels eat smaller animals. See related entries: Wild mammals Word OriginOld English wesle, wesule, of West Germanic origin; related to Dutch wezel and German Wiesel.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: weasel