What does on the sly mean?

Definitions for on the sly

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. furtively, on the sly(adverb)

    in a furtive manner

    "the soldiers were furtively crawling through the night"


  1. on the sly(Adverb)

    Slyly, in an inconspicuous manner, so as not to be seen; secretly; stealthily.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of on the sly in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of on the sly in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

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Translations for on the sly

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

  • salaa, vaivihkaaFinnish
  • тайком, исподтишка, украдкой, втихаря, тихонько, потихонькуRussian

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