dubious; shady; disreputable.
shifty or disreputable
“dubious, disreputable,” 1819, from French louche “squinting,” from Old French lousche, lois (12c.) “cross-eyed, squint-eyed, lop-sided,” from Latin lusca, fem. of luscus “one-eyed,” of unknown origin.
[lwahng-prah-bahng] /ˈlwɑŋ prɑˈbɑŋ/ noun 1. a city in N Laos, on the Mekong River: former royal capital.
[loo-ver] /ˈlu vər/ noun 1. any of a series of narrow openings framed at their longer edges with slanting, overlapping fins or slats, adjustable for admitting light and air while shutting out rain. 2. a fin or slat framing such an opening. 3. a ventilating turret or lantern, as on the roof of a medieval […]
[loo-ver] /ˈlu vər/ noun, verb (used with object), louvred, louvring. Chiefly British. 1. . [loo-vruh] /ˈlu vrə/ noun 1. a national museum in Paris, France, since 1793: formerly a royal palace. [loo-ver] /ˈlu vər/ noun 1. any of a series of narrow openings framed at their longer edges with slanting, overlapping fins or slats, adjustable […]
[loo-vur-tee] /ˈlu vɜr ti/ noun 1. a female given name.