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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishshiftyshift‧y /ˈʃɪfti/ adjective informal  DISHONESTlooking dishonest He looks a bit shifty to me. shifty eyesshiftily adverb
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shiftyShe regarded him suspiciously, but couldn't find anything shifty about him.There's something shifty about that guy.The plot gets muddied with the whose-been-sleeping-with-whom scenario and much shifty eye gazing.A thin, elegant man with shifty eyes and a high, unpleasant voice, Wood exuded a restless, hurried air.a shifty, fast-talking lawyerThere were tough groups from Alabama, shifty men from New York, all kinds from all over.But a shifty, rather criminal smirk, lingered in her eyes.His only chance is to outsmart Koch's crew in shifty winds.
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