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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As you assess the situation, a shifty-looking character who was seen fleeing is dragged in, but he protests, "I found him dead and ran away
Talking straight to the camera, Borat proudly introduces his fellow villagers ("This is town rapist," he says, pointing out one shifty-looking character.
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.
Perhaps I have seen too many films where Renee plays an honest, open-hearted girl who is unlucky in love, but I worry that she has only known this shifty-looking character for four months.