Definition of Shiftily

1. Adverb. In a shifty manner. "He looked at his new customer shiftily"

Partainyms: Shifty



Definition of Shiftily

1. Adverb. In a shifty manner. ¹

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Definition of Shiftily

1. shifty [adv] - See also: shifty

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Shiftily

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

Literary usage of Shiftily

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1. Athletics and Football by Montague Shearman (1887)
"ATHLETICS ' sere and yellow' stage, and going more shiftily than ever. The race, which was won for England by a novice, J. \V. Raby, of Elland, Yorks, ..."

2. A History of the United States by Edward Channing (1908)
"On this Nicholson shiftily returned to England to make sure of his interests there. Bayard and the other two councilors could not, or at all events would ..."

3. The Works of Thomas Carlyle: (complete). by Thomas Carlyle (1897)
"... without warning anybody, privately revoked said word of honor; and Collini and he, next morning, whisked shiftily into a hackney-coach ..."

4. The English Poets: Selections with Critical Introductions by Thomas Humphry Ward (1918)
"... even when the stilly rain Is made to cease by light winds: come again, As out of yon grey glooms, When the cloud grows luminous and shiftily riven, ..."

5. History of Friedrich II. of Prussia, called Frederick the Great: in ten vol by Thomas Carlyle (1864)
"Collini and he, next morning, whisked shiftily into a hackney-coach, and were on the edge of being clear off. To Freytag's terror and horror; who, however, ..."

6. History of Friedrich II. of Prussia, called Frederick the Great by Thomas Carlyle (1864)
"Collini and he, next morning, whisked shiftily into a hackney-coach, and were on the edge of being clear off. To Freytag's terror and horror; who, however, ..."

7. History of Friedrich II of Prussia, Called Frederick the Great by Thomas Carlyle (1864)
"... privately revoked said word of honour; and Collini and he, next morning, whisked shiftily into a hackney-coach, and were on the edge of being clear off. ..."

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