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On this page you'll find 100 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to shifty, such as: cagey, crafty, shrewd, slippery, sneaky, and tricky.

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How to use shifty in a sentence

  • Fat ones, skinny ones, shifty-eyed ones with pencil moustaches and electronic ankle bracelets.

    Heinous Investment Advice | Andy Borowitz | March 23, 2009 | THE DAILY BEAST
  • Her eyes, now kindling again as she recovered from her recent fears, sought Fortunio's shifty glance.

    St. Martin's Summer | Rafael Sabatini
  • Do, said Dangerfield, who by now was in a high pitch of excitement, staring with shifty suspicion at the woman.

    The Woman Gives | Owen Johnson
  • He wore a sarcastic smile on his face, and his shifty eyes seemed to be constantly looking for a resting-place.

    A Little Union Scout | Joel Chandler Harris
  • His genial, shifty, pliable, and yet persistent personality was forced to humour obstacles and to fawn on circumstance.

  • Now they were inclined to be shifty and evasive and not always over civil; and all this had come about suddenly.

    A Frontier Mystery | Bertram Mitford

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