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How to Pronounce weaseling?

Correct pronunciation for the word "weaseling" is [wˈiːzə͡lɪŋ], [wˈiːzə‍lɪŋ], [w_ˈiː_z_əl_ɪ_ŋ].

"Weaseling" in context

Weaseling is a slang term used to describe a type of behavior that people use to get out of difficult situations or avoid taking responsibility. This type of manipulative behavior is typically achieved by slyly manipulating facts and statements while avoiding a direct answer to questions. For example, a person may say they "aren't sure" when asked to commit to a task, or they may provide an overly complicated response that avoids a direct "yes" or "no" answer.

Weaseling is considered a highly unethical form of behaviour and can be damaging to relationships.

Usage over time for weaseling:

This graph shows how "weaseling" have occurred between 1800 and 2008 in a corpus of English books.

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