Definitions for slyness

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

slyslaɪ(adj.)sly•er; sli•er, sly•est; sli•est

  1. (adj.)cunning or wily.

  2. stealthy; surreptitious.

  3. mischievous or roguish:

    sly humor.

  4. (n.)on the sly, secretly; furtively.

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Origin of sly:

1175–1225; ME sly, sley < ON slŒgr sly, cunning

sly′ness(n.)

Princeton's WordNet

  1. craft, craftiness, cunning, foxiness, guile, slyness, wiliness(noun)

    shrewdness as demonstrated by being skilled in deception

Wiktionary

  1. slyness(Noun)

    The state or quality of being being sly.

    With his natural slyness, he was able to talk his way out of trouble.

  2. slyness(Noun)

    The result or product of being sly.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Slyness(noun)

    the quality or state of being sly


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