Definition of Shiftiest

1. Adjective. (superlative of shifty) ¹



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Definition of Shiftiest

1. shifty [adj] - See also: shifty

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Shiftiest

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

Literary usage of Shiftiest

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1. The Cambridge Modern History by John Emerich Edward Dalberg Acton Acton, Adolphus William Ward, George Walter Prothero, Ernest Alfred Benians, Stanley Mordaunt Leathes (1907)
"Himself the shiftiest of politicians, the most unscrupulous of self-seekers, he could not urge the plea of being carried away by moral indignation. ..."

2. The Cambridge Modern History by John Emerich Edward Dalberg Acton Acton, Adolphus William Ward, George Walter Prothero, Ernest Alfred Benians (1903)
"Himself the shiftiest of politicians, the most unscrupulous of self-seekers, he could not urge the plea of being carried away by moral indignation. ..."

3. The Works of Thomas Carlyle: (complete). by Thomas Carlyle (1897)
"... low down probably, not in places of honor, a Stanislas Maillard, riding-tipstaff (huis- sier a chevat) of the Chatelet; one of the shiftiest of men ? ..."

4. History of Friedrich II of Prussia: Called Frederick the Great by Thomas Carlyle, Henry Duff Traill (1897)
"... too, did something of horticulture, which is still noticeable.1 Certainly this Elector was one of the shiftiest of men. Not an unjust man either. ..."

5. History of Friedrich II of Prussia, Called Frederick the Great: Called by Thomas Carlyle (1858)
"Brandenburg, too, did something of horticulture, which is still noticeable.10 Certainly this Elector was one of the shiftiest of men. ..."

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