squirrelly


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squirrelly

Eccentric, high-strung, strange, or skittish. He's kind of a squirrelly guy who keeps to himself. The odd time he does talk to us, it's always about the most random stuff. I could tell the people in the audience were starting to get a bit squirrelly after being kept waiting for so long.

squirrelly

mod. loony. Good old squirrelly Tom! Isn’t he a wonder?
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Rapid direction changes are possible without the bike feeling as if it's going to get squirrelly and spit you off and with a bit of practice you can really lean on that front wheel, the feedback of the feather-light chassis really inspiring a lot of confidence.
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By its nature, faith is a squirrelly sort of concept.
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Tony apologized for the bird's squirrelly behavior repeatedly, as if somehow it were his fault.
(a)ANT thus flickers between ossification into academic brand [and basis for the accumulation of cultural capital in what Matthew Sparke has called the "futures market of academic authority"(2009, page 377)] and what can seem a squirrelly unwillingness to be pinned down that can provoke as much suspicion as it does sympathy amongst practitioners of more settled theoretical idioms.
"I think our squirrel got just a little too squirrelly," I said.