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weasel

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1weasel/ˈwiːzəl/noun
pluralweaselorweasels
1weasel
/ˈwiːzəl/
noun
pluralweaselorweasels
Learner's definition of WEASEL  
[count]
: a small animal that has a thin body and brown fur and that eats small birds and other animals
informal  : a dishonest person who cannot be trusted
2weasel/ˈwiːzəl/verb
weaselsUSweaseledor BritishweaselledUSweaselingor Britishweaselling
2weasel
/ˈwiːzəl/
verb
weaselsUSweaseledor BritishweaselledUSweaselingor Britishweaselling
Learner's definition of WEASEL  

weasel into

[phrasal verb]
weasel into (something)chiefly US, informal + usually disapproving 
: to get into (a place or situation) by being dishonest, by persuading someone in a clever way, etc.

weasel out of

[phrasal verb]
weasel out of (something)chiefly US, informal + usually disapproving 
: to avoid doing (something) by being dishonest, by persuading someone in a clever way, etc.
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