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Definition of weaseled word

  • noun weaseled (US) Simple past tense and past participle of weasel. 1

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weaseled popularity

A common word. It’s meaning is known to most children of preschool age. About 95% of English native speakers know the meaning and use the word.
Most Europeans know this English word. The frequency of it’s usage is somewhere between "mom" and "screwdriver".

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Synonyms for weaseled

noun weaseled

  • finked — Simple past tense and past participle of fink.
  • narced — Simple past tense and past participle of narc.
  • narked — British Slang. a stool pigeon or informer.
  • ratted — any of several long-tailed rodents of the family Muridae, of the genus Rattus and related genera, distinguished from the mouse by being larger.
  • sneaked — to go in a stealthy or furtive manner; slink; skulk.

verb weaseled

  • avoided — to keep away from; keep clear of; shun: to avoid a person; to avoid taxes; to avoid danger.
  • evaded — Simple past tense and past participle of evade.
  • balked — to stop, as at an obstacle, and refuse to proceed or to do something specified (usually followed by at): He balked at making the speech.
  • dodged — to elude or evade by a sudden shift of position or by strategy: to dodge a blow; to dodge a question.
  • ducked — to stoop or bend suddenly; bob.

Antonyms for weaseled

verb weaseled

  • confronted — Simple past tense and past participle of confront.
  • faced — having a specified kind of face or number of faces (usually used in combination): a sweet-faced child; the two-faced god.
  • met — simple past tense and past participle of meet1 .

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