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Noun: weasel  wee-zul
  1. A person who is regarded as treacherous or sneaky
  2. Small carnivorous mammal with short legs and elongated body and neck
Verb: weasel (weaselled,weaselling, or [US] weaseled,weaseling)  wee-zul
  1. [informal] Be deliberately ambiguous or unclear in order to mislead or withhold information
    - beat around the bush [informal], equivocate, tergiversate, prevaricate, palter, beat about the bush [informal]
  2. Do through cunning and deceit

Derived forms: weaselled, weaseling, weaseled, weasels, weaselling

Type of: disinform, individual, misinform, mislead, mortal, mustelid, musteline, musteline mammal, person, somebody, someone, soul

Part of: genus Mustela, Mustela

Encyclopedia: Weasel