from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Slang Eccentric.
- adj. Slang Cunningly unforthcoming or reticent.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- adj. resembling a squirrel
- adj. unpredictable or jumpy
- adj. eccentric
He was great fun and kind of squirrelly in a good way.
The buck shad are "squirrelly," and they'll venture into shallower water.
Update: Ricky has some rather "squirrelly" comments about Buddy.
I think people look at the tape recorder and get kind of squirrelly, you know?
But he couldn't resist, and was getting "squirrelly" not having a show to write.
Which leads to Howard's decisive conclusion, "The drums are always pretty pummeling and jungley, the vocals are kind of squirrelly and fluttery, and the guitars are idiosyncratic and bounce off of each other.
Everyone had been acting squirrelly—trying to make us believe Frank was out of his mind rather than telling the crazy truth.
I'll take the freezing temp over a squirrelly preschooler any day.
Direct inspirations include T.E. Lawrence, another ambitious soldier who was brilliant, squirrelly, and short, and a physical template from a hospital pharmacist I used to work with back in my 20s, from whom I stole the height, physique, chin tic and leg braces.
They had an escort boat riding shotgun - and they were told not to engage by some squirrelly defense minister.