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Definition of Sly


  1. Dexterous in performing an action, so as to escape notice; nimble; skillful; cautious; shrewd; knowing; -- in a good sense.
  2. Artfully cunning; secretly mischievous; wily.
  3. Done with, and marked by, artful and dexterous secrecy; subtle; as, a sly trick.
  4. Light or delicate; slight; thin.
  5. Slyly.
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Sly Translations

sly in Afrikaans is slim
sly in Dutch is slim, listig, gewiekst, doortrapt
sly in Finnish is viekas
sly in German is schlau, schlau, durchtrieben
sly in Hungarian is alattomos, sunyi
sly in Italian is furbo
sly in Latin is dolosus
sly in Spanish is cauto, apicarado, furtivo