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1. weasel

noun. ['ˈwiːzəl'] small carnivorous mammal with short legs and elongated body and neck.

Synonyms

  • Mustela erminea
  • long-tailed weasel
  • Mustela frenata
  • mustelid
  • genus Mustela
  • musteline
  • Mustela nivalis
  • Old World least weasel
  • musteline mammal
  • ermine
  • muishond
  • Mustela
  • shorttail weasel
  • longtail weasel
  • New World least weasel

Antonyms

  • introvert
  • withholder
  • male
  • adult

Etymology

  • wesele (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • weosule (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

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Words that Rhyme with Weasel

  • yeazel
  • measel
  • feazell
  • feazel
  • feasel
  • diesel

Example sentences of the word weasel


1. Noun, singular or mass
Despite many similarities, there are some key differences between these two types of weasel.

2. Verb, base form
They must communicate clearly and effectively so suspects and witnesses can't weasel their way out of difficult conversations.

3. Adjective
Skunks are a member of the weasel family and they can vary in size and pattern.

2. weasel-worded

adjective. evasively worded in order to avoid an unqualified statement.

Synonyms

  • hedged

Antonyms

  • unconditional
  • unmodified

3. weasel

noun. ['ˈwiːzəl'] a person who is regarded as treacherous or sneaky.

Synonyms

  • mortal
  • soul
  • person
  • individual
  • somebody

Antonyms

  • unemotional person
  • worker
  • extrovert
  • debtor

Etymology

  • wesele (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • weosule (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
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