Associations to the word «Sly»


SLY, adjective. Artfully cunning; secretly mischievous; wily.
SLY, adjective. Dexterous in performing an action, so as to escape notice; nimble; skillful; cautious; shrewd; knowing; — in a good sense.
SLY, adjective. Done with, and marked by, artful and dexterous secrecy; subtle; as, a sly trick.
SLY, adjective. Light or delicate; slight; thin.
SLY, adverb. Slyly.
SLY AS A FOX, adjective. (simile) Very sly, very cunning.
SLY FOX, noun. A sly or crafty person.

Dictionary definition

SLY, adjective. 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".

Wise words

Watch your thoughts, they become your words. Watch your words, they become your actions. Watch your actions, they become your habits. Watch your habits, they become your character. Watch your character, it becomes your destiny.