[ wee-zuh-lee ]
/ ˈwi zə li /


resembling a weasel, especially in features or manner: a weaselly little clerk with furtive eyes.

Nearby words

  1. weasand,
  2. weasel,
  3. weasel out,
  4. weasel word,
  5. weasel words,
  6. weather,
  7. weather advisory,
  8. weather balloon,
  9. weather bomb,
  10. weather bureau

Origin of weaselly

First recorded in 1830–40; weasel + -y1

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Examples from the Web for weaselly

  • I thought being a 4-F was a kind of weaselly thing to do, but I couldn't control that.

    My Conversation with John Updike|Barbara Probst Solomon|January 29, 2009|DAILY BEAST
  • Next her eyes scanned Quisanté's face; he was not weaselly now, nor ostentatious.

    Quisant|Anthony Hope