adjective, shift·i·er, shift·i·est.
THINK YOU’VE GOT A HANDLE ON THIS US STATE NICKNAME QUIZ?
OTHER WORDS FROM shiftyshift·i·ly, adverbshift·i·ness, nounun·shift·y, adjective
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Example sentences from the Web for shifty
Through some shifty maneuvering, I cut the line and managed to be one of the first ones in.Partying With the Golden Globes Stars: Taylor Swift Cuts a Rug, Ben Affleck Holds Court, and More|Marlow Stern|January 13, 2014|DAILY BEAST
What would a Mad Man think if he was picked out of a crowd and searched because someone thought that he looked shifty?Living in the Land of the Free Doesn’t Make You Free|Walter Mosley|July 18, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Whether you like or loathe the AMC mystery, you love Holder, the shifty cop played by Joel Kinnaman.
Fat ones, skinny ones, shifty-eyed ones with pencil moustaches and electronic ankle bracelets.
Her eyes, now kindling again as she recovered from her recent fears, sought Fortunio's shifty glance.St. Martin's Summer|Rafael Sabatini
Do, said Dangerfield, who by now was in a high pitch of excitement, staring with shifty suspicion at the woman.The Woman Gives|Owen Johnson
He wore a sarcastic smile on his face, and his shifty eyes seemed to be constantly looking for a resting-place.A Little Union Scout|Joel Chandler Harris
His genial, shifty, pliable, and yet persistent personality was forced to humour obstacles and to fawn on circumstance.The Memoirs of Count Carlo Gozzi; Volume the first|Count Carlo Gozzi
Now they were inclined to be shifty and evasive and not always over civil; and all this had come about suddenly.A Frontier Mystery|Bertram Mitford