adjective, shiftier, shiftiest.
resourceful; fertile in expedients.
given to or full of evasions; tricky.
suggesting a deceptive or evasive character:
a shifty look.
adjective shiftier, shiftiest
given to evasions; artful
furtive in character or appearance
full of expedients; resourceful
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