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One entry found for sly.
Main Entry: sly
Pronunciation: primarystressslimacr
Function: adjective
Inflected Form(s): sli·er or sly·er /primarystressslimacr(-schwa)r/; sli·est or sly·est /primarystressslimacr-schwast/
1 a : clever at hiding one's goals or purpose b : tending to secrecy or concealment
2 : lightly mischievous <a sly smile>
synonym see CUNNING
- sly·ly adverb
- sly·ness noun
- on the sly : in a secret manner

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