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  • v. Present participle of weasel.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A kind of rockling, probably the five-bearded, Motella mustela.


Sorry, no etymologies found.


  • Love asks Kirk why the treaty isn't public, and Kirk's answers are -- at best -- total weaselling and at worst fabrications.

    Boing Boing

  • RP's weaselling over what an "honest broker" may or may not be is transparent enough though.

    An innocent question

  • Saying that "Well, technically it hasn't taken place yet so we're not cancelling a thing" is conservative-like weaselling.

    and just for the record ... Dion LIES Too!

  • Perhaps those currently weaselling against the PM's apology to the First Nations on our behalf - I didn't do it!

    Archive 2008-06-01

  • Anyways, better that he's there and miserable than weaselling his way into some other company, like, I don't know, the one I'm in now or one of the ones I deal with.

    elfpvke Diary Entry

  • The gap is closing they claim with a counterfeit theatrical flair then smear its essence in a weaselling elucidation that says – oh, maybe, perhaps, gross margins of error might imply no major change!

    Where Bullshit Lies Thick

  • In contrast, "Michael Howard - no plain speaker he, but carefully weaselling ...".

    Archive 2005-02-13

  • Some having to do with the university, like weaselling my way into the very closed course I've had my eye on since April, and formulating syllabi,-boi,-buses ... look, don't let's be pedantic about it, damn you.

    What I Did on My Blogging Hiatus

  • The work was basically weaselling into big events under cover of some fake magazine credentials, and then taking pictures of Canada's A- and B-list celebrities in unflattering poses.


  • Lisa Rein has posted some Daily Show clips from June including the stunning segment on Ashcroft's weaselling on torture before Congress.

    Boing Boing: June 13, 2004 - June 19, 2004 Archives


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