Shift·y a. Full of, or ready with, shifts; fertile in expedients or contrivance.
Shifty and thrifty as old Greek or modern Scot, there were few things he could not invent, and perhaps nothing he could not endure. --C. Kingsley.
adj : characterized by insincerity or deceit; evasive; "a devious
character"; "shifty eyes" [syn: devious]
[also: shiftiest, shiftier]