shifty-looking


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shifty-looking

Having or of an untrustworthy, dubious, or deceptive appearance. There are always a bunch of shifty-looking characters around this part of town at night, so let's not linger! I didn't feel great about the deal when John's shifty-looking business partner came along to sign the papers.
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So many questions will (hopefully) be answered in the next seven weeks of the mighty Broadchurch (ITV, Sunday), and I'd be amazed if the shifty-looking Rev Paul Coates (Arthur Darvill) hasn't done something worthy of a defrocking.
Because if they were shopping together in Tesco, Richard, I might be tempted to focus the CCTV on the shifty-looking one in the baggy coat instead.
We can't even pin all the blame on the usual suspects: the pony-peddling French or those shifty-looking Romanians any more.
I'm sat on a Metro now and I can see a few shifty-looking people that I would bet have no ticket.
During the festive season a few years ago, I was in a pub in Hamilton when one of those shifty-looking guys walked in with a bag of DVDs, CDs and computer games.
WEAVING past a large group of middle-aged female fans and a separate huddle of shifty-looking male fans outside a London hotel, it's clear that Michael Buble has an eclectic mix of followers.
WEAVING past a crowd of middle-aged female fans and a huddle of shifty-looking male autograph hunters, it's clear Michael Buble has a mix of followers.
Last, but by no means least, officers Russ and Amy showcase the new Subaru at a Colchester fete, and the team comes across a shifty-looking postman.
The policy, which has existed for years but intensified in 2009, is designed to prevent crime by identifying suspicious behavior; skulkers, smirkers, smokers, and other shifty-looking folks attract a friendly greeting and a not-so-friendly pat-down by a representative of the New York Police Department (NYPD).
This is why I generally tend to have a slightly shifty-looking semi-beard arrangement.
AT Union Terrace Gardens, a shifty-looking passer-by glanced around, picked up our handbag, pulled out the purse and took the pounds 10 note before walking off and dumping the bag.
But there must be something particularly shifty-looking about me given that I can't even land myself my preferred choice of used car at the moment.
Ugly mug: Big ears and shifty-looking eyes' Hatta boy: Wanted for fashion crimes?
Here's another scenario: You're a law enforcement officer on the street, and you see a shifty-looking character who just might be the leader of a gang that's been terrorizing your town.
At the moment he, or McCririck for that matter, is no more the voice of racing than James Willoughby, Lydia Hislop or the great Robert Cooper, no more so than ATR's assortment of shifty-looking persons styling themselves `professional punters' (which the more cynical among us may well choose to translate as `no visible means of support'); no more so than Clare Balding, or J A McGrath or - God help us - Willie Carson himself.