sly[ slahy ]SEE DEFINITION OF sly
EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR SLY
"Let them sleep in the bed of honor," said the Princess Medea, with a sly smile at Jason.
The sly, wicked Mimi came slinking to the place where the dragon lay.
I know her sly manner of feeling her way with those gloves of hers.
The faces seemed to have but one smile, conscious, sly, a little alarmed.
But I had only to open my lips to speak, and away she would run, with a sly smile.
You have to visit your disreputable cousin on the sly, have you?
All the sly blabbing, all the vague chatter of sacristies resounded in his ears.
What a sly devil I was to stow that treasure away for a rainy day!
“Yes; the same hands,” with a sly smile at his own private joke.
Crawford had written that this photograph, too, had been taken on the sly.
MORE RELATED WORDS FOR SLY
- handling with kid gloves
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- on the lookout
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- walking on eggs
- watching one's step
- watching out