weaselly

[ wee-zuh-lee ]
/ ˈwi zə li /

adjective

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

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Origin of weaselly

First recorded in 1830–40; weasel + -y1
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Example sentences 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