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Definition of "ferrety" [ferrety]

  • Ferretlike. (adjective)

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Use "ferrety" in a sentence
  • "And one day in the month of fodder-burning and the taking of cold baths, Gandolo of the Watchful Eye spied a few shifty-looking men lurking around a merchant’s jade shop, eyeing the expensive wares with the kind of ferrety greed seen in the faces of takers and breakers the world over."
  • "Less common, and more exciting, is the skill-prodigy, the ferrety junior ballerina who comes snorting out of his elite rabbit hole ready-made."
  • "The BBC's obituary was delivered by its media correspondent, Nick Higham, a ferrety cultural bureaucrat who has never written a sentence anyone has remembered."