Meaning of shiftiness in English:


Pronunciation /ˈʃɪftɪnəs/



See shifty

‘Seriously I laughed for a good 1/2 hr but then I got serious and thought whoa do I give off some aura of shiftiness that I'm not aware of?’
  • ‘But there's a certain shiftiness about ‘political’ people.’
  • ‘He chose gray, the color of deceit and shiftiness.’
  • ‘By now you'll have the feeling that within the trade there's murkiness, possibly deliberate ambiguity, and, many would claim, even shiftiness.’
  • ‘No bandanna hid his hair, however, shortly cropped and brown, and his eyes lacked the size and shiftiness of the man who had greeted them.’