weasel

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1 weasel /ˈwiːzəl/ noun
plural weasel or weasels
1 weasel
/ˈwiːzəl/
noun
plural weasel or weasels
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
2 weasel /ˈwiːzəl/ verb
weasels US weaseled or British weaselled US weaseling or British weaselling
2 weasel
/ˈwiːzəl/
verb
weasels US weaseled or British weaselled US weaseling or British weaselling
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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