Definition of weasel

Definition of weasel
  1. weasel Noun The least weasel,.
  2. weasel Noun Any of the carnivorous mammals of the genus "Mustela", having a slender body, a long tail and usually a light brown upper coat and light-coloured belly.
  3. weasel Noun The taxonomic family Mustelidae is also called the "weasel" family.
  4. weasel Noun A devious or sneaky person or animal.
  5. weasel Noun A type of yarn winder used for counting the yardage of handspun yarn. It most commonly has a wooden peg or dowel that pops up from the gearing mechanism after a certain number of yards have been wound onto the winder.
  6. weasel Verb To achieve by clever or devious means.
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