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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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.