Definition of Shiftier

1. Adjective. (comparative of shifty) ¹



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Definition of Shiftier

1. shifty [adj] - See also: shifty

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Shiftier

shift lever
shift register
shift to the left
shift to the right
shift work
shifta
shiftable
shiftas
shifted
shifted maxwellian
shiftee
shiftees
shifter
shifters
shiftful
shiftier (current term)
shiftiest
shiftily
shiftiness
shiftinesses
shifting
shifting cultivation
shifting dullness
shifting executory interest
shifting executory interests
shifting pacemaker
shiftingly
shiftings
shiftless
shiftlessly

Literary usage of Shiftier

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1. The Life of Horace Binney: With Selections from His Letters by Charles Chauncey Binney (1903)
"Some shots were fired from houses, a youth named shiftier was killed, and several men wounded. In revenge an attack was made on a Roman Catholic school ..."

2. The Works of Thomas Carlyle: (complete). by Thomas Carlyle (1897)
"... melody in the Champ-de-Mars: many a Patriot shiftier, truer none. Lafayette himself is looking altogether dubious; in place of beating the Austrians, ..."

3. The Works of George Meredith by George Meredith (1897)
"Dr. Middleton was attacked by three angry bees. They made him say Yes and No alternately so many times that he had to admit in men a shiftier ..."

4. Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine (1862)
"Many and bit- that both these pillars rest on shiftier as have been the sarcasms and ing foundations. The philosophical denunciations against medical ..."

5. Initials and Pseudonyms: A Dictionary of Literary Disguises by William Cushing (1885)
"Robert shiftier. The domestic commentary on the whole Word of God. L. 1854. Clergyman of the Church of England, A. Rev. Benjamin Dawson, LL. ..."

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