What does Shifty mean?

Definitions for Shifty
ˈʃɪf tiShifty

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word Shifty.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. devious, shifty(adj)

    characterized by insincerity or deceit; evasive

    "a devious character"; "shifty eyes"

  2. shifting, shifty(adj)

    changing position or direction

    "he drifted into the shifting crowd"; "their nervous shifting glances"; "shifty winds"


  1. shifty(Adjective)

    Having the appearance of someone dishonest, criminal or unreliable; such as someone with shifty eyes.

    He was a shifty character in a seedy bar and I checked my wallet was still there after talking to him.

  2. shifty(Adjective)

    Subject to frequent changes in direction.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Shifty(adj)

    full of, or ready with, shifts; fertile in expedients or contrivance

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Shifty in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Shifty in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Examples of Shifty in a Sentence

  1. P. G. Wodehouse:

    ...the shifty, hangdog look which announces that an Englishman is about to talk French.

  2. Donald Trump:

    Nancy Pelosi knew of all of the many Shifty Adam Schiff lies and massive frauds perpetrated upon Congress and the American people.

  3. President Donald Trump:

    Shifty Schiff is Shifty Schiff, shifty Schiff took my words on the phone call and they were so good. Shifty Schiff totally changed them.

  4. Harry S Truman:

    Nixon is a shifty-eyed goddamn liar. . . . .He's one of the few in the history of this country to run for high office talking out of both sides of his mouth at the same time and lying out of both sides.

  5. Maine Gov. Paul LePage:

    These are guys with the name D-Money, Smoothie, Shifty, they come from Connecticut and New York, they come up here, they sell their heroin, then they go back home. Incidentally, half the time they impregnate a young, white girl before they leave.

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  • skummelDanish
  • zwielichtigGerman
  • fuyant, louche, sournoisFrench
  • voltagabbana, sfuggente, banderuola, sfuggevole, subdolo, giravolta, equivocoItalian
  • lömsk, skumSwedish

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