New English-Irish Dictionary
Similar words: easel · teasel · cease · lease · leased · tease · teased · teaser · vessel · weaken
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weasel

1 noun ZOOL animal easóg fem2 2 noun pejorative , informal sly personslíomadóir masc3  c m ulúbaire masc4  c m uI don't trust that weasel níl muinín ar bith agam as an slíomadóir sin, níl aon iontaoibh agam as an lúbaire sinshe avoided it with her weasel ways sheachain sí é lena cuid lúbaireachta
phrasal verbs

weasel out

(v + adv) informal INTRANSITIVEéalaigh verb  c m ushe tried to weasel out thriail sí éalúhe weaseled out of his promises loic sé ar a chuid geallúintíshe weaseled out of answering the questions sheachain sí na ceisteanna, d'éirigh léi gan na ceisteanna a fhreagairt
phrases

to weasel your way into sth

informal tú féin a shleamhnú isteach i rudshe weaseled her way into the job d'éirigh léi í féin a shleamhnú isteach sa phost

to weasel your way out of sth

informal rud a sheachaintéalú as rudhe weaseled his way out of the morning session d'éirigh leis éalú as seisiún na maidine