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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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Artfully cunning. (superlative of SLY )

Usage examples (12)
  • Adjective : sly as a fox. ,sly humor
  • I have tried to catch him once or twice at night; but he is slier than a fox, and as slippery as a fish.
  • The hungry thousands that crowded and pushed at Willard's thought him one of them, only deeper and slier.
  • The other boys pulled as many pranks as he did, or more - they were just slier about it, and they didn't get caught because no one was trying to catch them the way... for more
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