Napoleon thought him a " shifty Byzantine," and called him the Talma of the North, as ready to play any conspicuous part.
Someone's been hanging around the village, looking shifty.
He has held that job for two different Prime Ministers, which shows he has pretty shifty footwork.
And then I asked what he did, and he looked slightly shifty.
The wind picked up slightly for the start of race two, only to progressively drop and become more shifty as the race developed.