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Definition of weasel
- 1a small, slender carnivorous mammal related to, but smaller than, the stoat.
- Genus Mustela, family Mustelidae (the weasel family): several species, in particular M. nivalis of northern Eurasia and northern North America. The family also includes the polecats, minks, martens, skunks, wolverine, otters, and badgers
- Irish term for stoat.
verb (weasels, weaselling, weaselled; US weasels, weaseling, weaseled)[no object]
Old English wesle, wesule, of West Germanic origin; related to Dutch wezel and German Wiesel