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weasel pronunciación
noun
1 a small nocturnal carnivorous mammal, closely related to the stoat and found in most N temperate regions, with a slender body, short legs and reddish-brown fur with white underparts.
2 colloq a furtive, treacherous or sly person.
verb (weaselled , weaselling ; US weaseled , weaseling ) to equivocate.
[Anglo-Saxon wesle ]
weaselly adjective .
weasel out colloq to extricate oneself or circumvent an obligation or responsibility, etc, especially indefensibly.


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