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Synonyms for sly
slaɪsly

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Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. sly

    Synonyms:
    cunning, subtle, crafty, artful, wily, underhanded, astute, stealthy

    Antonyms:
    open, frank, artless, undesigning

Princeton's WordNet

  1. crafty, cunning, dodgy, foxy, guileful, knavish, slick, sly, tricksy, tricky, wilyadjective

    marked by skill in deception

    "cunning men often pass for wise"; "deep political machinations"; "a foxy scheme"; "a slick evasive answer"; "sly as a fox"; "tricky Dick"; "a wily old attorney"

    Synonyms:
    tricksy, slippery, cunning, silky, clever, dicey, slick, cute, satiny, chancy, sleek, catchy, ingenious, chanceful, pat, crafty, silklike, wily, guileful, knavish, dodgy, silken, glib, tricky, foxy

    Antonyms:
    artless

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. slyadjective

    Synonyms:
    cunning, artful, crafty, wily, subtle, insidious, arch, shrewd, knowing

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. slyadjective

    Synonyms:
    cautious, nimble, skillful, arch, wary, knowing, shrewd, cunning, wily, artful, subtle, stealthy, clandestine, covert, surreptitious, furtive

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  1. Karen Gibson:

    I have had people screaming at me from the car window, i do get stopped every time I go down the road - photos being taken - sometimes they're trying to pap you (take paparazzi photos) on the sly when they think you're not looking. It's beautiful!

  2. James Gunn:

    Always love working with my friend @officialslystallone our work today on #TheSuicideSquad was no exception, despite Sly being an iconic movie star, most people still don't have any idea what an amazing actor this guy is.

  3. Dave Pomeroy:

    He expanded the pedal part of the steel. The mechanical evolution of the instrument that led to a new style of playing that was much more expressive and unpredictable, he had this sly, wicked grin that was so great, and if you played something he liked he would look at you and give you that little grin that was the nicest seal of approval ever.

  4. Christi Parsons:

    Her political humor is sly and edgy, and it comes with a Chicago accent.

  5. Dan Fogelman:

    Fogelman also revealed Sylvester Stallone will make an appearance as a co-star in the movie Kevin is working on. We needed his big co-star and Sly Stallone is coming to do a huge part on the show as Kevin's co-star and father figure in the film he's shooting.

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