See definition of slyness on

synonyms for slyness

On this page you'll find 101 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to slyness, such as: artifice, bunk, cheating, chicane, chicanery, and corruption.

antonyms for slyness

Most relevant

Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.

How to use slyness in a sentence

  • "Certainly sometimes discretion is the better part of recollection," giving her a look of great slyness as he spoke.

    A Butterfly on the Wheel | Cyril Arthur Edward Ranger Gull
  • He had already acquired the wisdom, or perhaps in his case slyness is a better word, of years by the time that he came to us.

  • Tears,' said Job, with a look of momentary slyness—'tears are not the only proofs of distress, nor the best ones.'

    The Pickwick Papers | Charles Dickens
  • A gleam of gratified slyness lit up the haggardness of Northwick's face.

    The Quality of Mercy | W. D. Howells
  • As a means of settling this conflict there occurs to him an experiment which he executes with slyness and restored courage.

    Delusion and Dream | Wilhelm Jensen

Synonym of the Day