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Detailed Synonyms for sly in English

sly:

sly adj

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  3. sly
    smart; canny; shrewd; wily; sly
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  5. sly
    bright
    – characterized by quickness and ease in learning 1
    • bright adj
      • some children are brighter in one subject than another1
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    nasty; sly
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Translation Matrix for sly:

NounRelated TranslationsOther Translations
blank blank; blank shell; dummy; emptiness; form; formulary; gap; hiatus; lacuna; space; void
clear clear; open
cunning craft; craftiness; cunning; down to the minutest details; foxiness; guile; keenness; nicety; sharpness; shrewdness; slyness; subtlety; wiliness
knowing knowing
low all-time low; depression; emotional crisis; first; first gear; low; low gear; low record
mean mean; mean value
sharp sharp
slick glossy; slick; slick magazine; slickness; slip; slipperiness
smart smart; smarting; smartness
wise wise
VerbRelated TranslationsOther Translations
blank blank
clear acquit; assoil; authorise; authorize; brighten; bring in; clean; clean out; clean up; clear; clear baggage; clear out; clear the table; clear up; discharge; disengage; drain; earn; empty; empty the table; enter; evacuate; exculpate; exonerate; finish; found innocent; free; gain; give a good cleaning; light up; make; make empty; net; pass; pull in; realise; realize; remove; remove what is inside; sack; sack up; sell off; sell out; solve; take in; take out; tidy out; tidy up; top; unclutter; wash
low low; moo
mean aim at; coming down; entail; have in mind; imply; intend; make for; mean; signify; stand for; strive; think; think of
slick sleek; sleek down; slick; slick down
smart ache; hurt; smart
AdjectiveRelated TranslationsOther Translations
astute astute; bright; clever; crafty; ingenious; intelligent; resourceful; sagacious; shrewd; skilful; skillful; sly; smart; wily; wise astute; bright; clever; perky; resourceful; sharp; shrewd; smart; wily
blank blank; clear; roguish; sly; unmarked amazed; ashen; astonished; blanc; blank; clean; crude; drained of colour; dumb; empty; expressionless; flabbergasted; inarticulate; pale; pallid; plain; speechless; staggered; stupefied; unfinished; unmarked; unvarnished; unwritten; vacant; vacuous; washed out; white
bright bright; brilliant; burnished; hopeful; lustrous; promising; shining; shiny; smart; undimmed; vivid
calculating calculating; cunning; dodgy; shrewd; sly calculated; calculating; calculative; conniving; scheming; shrewd
canny canny; shrewd; sly; smart; wily cagey; cagy; canny; clever
clear absolved; clean; clean-cut; clear; clear-cut; cleared; decipherable; exculpated; exonerated; light; open; percipient; readable; unclouded; unmortgaged; vindicated; well-defined
clever astute; bright; clever; crafty; ingenious; intelligent; resourceful; sagacious; shrewd; skilful; skillful; sly; smart; wily; wise acute; adroit; agile; apt; astute; biting; brainy; bright; brilliant; brisk; cagey; cagy; canny; clever; cunning; dexterous; educated; erudite; expert; fast; fledged; handy; ingenious; intelligent; keen; knowledgable; neat; nimble; perky; quick; rapid; resourceful; right-thinking; sane; sensible; sharp; sharp-minded; sharpwitted; skilful; skillful; smart; speedy; swift; wily; wise
cunning calculating; cunning; dodgy; false; low; mean; nasty; roguish; sharp; shrewd; slick; slippery; sly; underhand; vicious; vile bald; clever; cunning; cute; icy; immoral; ingenious; lack of moral; obscene; sleek; slippery; slithery; smooth; smoothly
dodgy calculating; cunning; dodgy; shrewd; sly chanceful; chancy; dicey; dodgy
false assumed; delusive; fake; false; faux; fictitious; fictive; imitation; mistaken; off-key; pretended; put on; sham; simulated; sour; untrue
ingenious astute; bright; clever; crafty; ingenious; intelligent; sagacious; shrewd; skilful; skillful; sly; smart; wily; wise clever; creative; cunning; ingenious; inventive; keen; resourceful; skilful; skillful
insidious insidious; pernicious; subtle
intelligent astute; bright; clever; crafty; ingenious; intelligent; sagacious; shrewd; skilful; skillful; sly; smart; wily; wise brainy; bright; brilliant; clever; educated; erudite; healthy; intelligent; knowledgable; level-headed; levelheaded; reasoning; right-thinking; sane; sensible; sharp; smart; sound; thinking; well-informed; wise
knowing intentional; knowing; knowledgeable; learned; lettered; well-educated; well-read; wise; wise to
low abject; broken; crushed; depleted; humble; humbled; humiliated; low; low-down; low-pitched; low-toned; lowly; miserable; modest; scummy; scurvy; small
mean cunning; false; low; mean; nasty; sharp; shrewd; slippery; sly; underhand; vicious; vile average; bad; base; bastardly; beggarly; behind one's back; behind someone's back; bogus; covert; despicable; faked; false; falsely; feigned; fictitious; foul; hateful; indecent; jarring; low; malicious; mean; meanspirited; mingy; miserly; nasty; niggardly; not genuine; offensive; on the sly; pedestrian; ribald; scornful; scurvy; secretive; secretly; sham; sheet; sneakily; sneaky; sordid; stingy; tight; underhand; vicious; vile; villainous
nasty cunning; false; low; mean; nasty; sharp; shrewd; slippery; sly; underhand; vicious; vile awful; bad; banal; base; behind one's back; behind someone's back; below the belt; coarse; covert; cruddy; dubious; falsely; filthy; foul; grimy; gross; indecent; jarring; low; malicious; mean; nasty; nauseous; obscure; offensive; on the sly; problematic; questionable; ribald; rotten; scary; scurvy; secretive; secretly; shabby; shady; shifty; sick; sickly; sinister; slimy; smutty; sneakily; sneaky; suspect; suspicious; tight; trite; trivial; uncertain; underhand; unmannerly; unreliable; unsavory; unsavoury; vapid; vicious; vile; villainous; vulgar; wicked
resourceful astute; clever; crafty; resourceful; shrewd; sly; smart; wily astute; bright; clever; creative; ingenious; inventive; perky; resourceful; sharp; smart; wily
roguish blank; clear; cunning; roguish; slick; sly; unmarked arch; blackguardly; devilish; mischievous; rascally; roguish; scoundrelly; villainous; waggish
sagacious astute; bright; clever; crafty; ingenious; intelligent; sagacious; shrewd; skilful; skillful; sly; smart; wily; wise perspicacious; sagacious; sapient
sharp abrupt; acuate; acute; astute; crisp; discriminating; incisive; keen; knifelike; needlelike; penetrating; penetrative; piercing; precipitous; sharp; sharp-worded; shrewd; shrill; tart
shrewd astute; bright; calculating; canny; clever; crafty; cunning; dodgy; false; ingenious; intelligent; low; mean; nasty; resourceful; sagacious; sharp; shrewd; skilful; skillful; slippery; sly; smart; underhand; vicious; vile; wily; wise astute; calculating; calculative; conniving; scheming; sharp; shrewd
skilful astute; bright; clever; crafty; ingenious; intelligent; sagacious; shrewd; skilful; skillful; sly; smart; wily; wise able; adept; adroit; agile; brisk; capable; clever; dexterous; expert; fast; fledged; good; handy; ingenious; keen; masterly; neat; nice; nimble; practiced; practised; proficient; quick; rapid; skilful; skilled; skillful; speedy; swift; trained
skillful astute; bright; clever; crafty; ingenious; intelligent; sagacious; shrewd; skilful; skillful; sly; smart; wily; wise able; adept; adroit; agile; brisk; capable; clever; dexterous; expert; fast; fledged; good; handy; ingenious; keen; masterly; neat; nice; nimble; practiced; practised; proficient; quick; rapid; skilful; skilled; skillful; speedy; swift; trained
slick cunning; roguish; slick; sly first-class; first-rate; glib; licked; natty; pat; polished; posh; satiny; silken; silklike; silky; sleek; slick; smart; spick and span; swell; tip-top; top-notch
slippery cunning; false; low; mean; nasty; sharp; shrewd; slippery; sly; underhand; vicious; vile bald; cunning; greasy; icy; immoral; lack of moral; obscene; sleek; slippery; slippy; slithery; smooth; smoothly; tricky
smart astute; bright; canny; clever; crafty; ingenious; intelligent; resourceful; sagacious; shrewd; skilful; skillful; sly; smart; wily; wise aesthetic; agile; alert; astute; brainy; bright; brilliant; brisk; chic; classical; classy; clever; educated; elegant; erudite; esthetic; first-class; first-rate; fresh; glamorous; glamourous; graceful; handsome; impertinent; impudent; in good style; in good taste; intelligent; knowledgable; natty; nimble; overbold; perky; posh; quick; rapid; resourceful; right-thinking; sane; sassy; saucy; sensible; sharp; slick; smart; sophisticated; spick and span; spruce; stylish; swell; tasteful; tip-top; top-notch; voguish; wily; wise
treacherous disloyal; faithless; perfidious; punic; traitorous; treacherous; underhand; unfaithful; unreliable
underhand sneaky; underarm; underhand; underhanded
unmarked blank; clear; roguish; sly; unmarked ashen; blank; drained of colour; overlooked; pale; pallid; plain; unmarked; unnoted; washed out; white
vicious cunning; false; low; mean; nasty; sharp; shrewd; slippery; sly; underhand; vicious; vile angry; bad; badly; barbarous; behind one's back; brutal; condemnable; criminal; cross; cruel; deplorable; enraged; evil; evil-minded; false; falsely; fell; foul; incensed; indecent; jarring; low; malicious; mean; nasty; offensive; poisonous; reprehensible; ribald; roughshod; savage; scurvy; secretly; venomous; vicious; vile; virulent; vitriolic; wicked; with evil intention; wrathful
vile cunning; false; low; mean; nasty; sharp; shrewd; slippery; sly; underhand; vicious; vile bad; behind one's back; despicable; falsely; foul; indecent; jarring; loathsome; low; mean; meanest; most vile; nasty; nauseating; nauseous; noisome; offensive; pedestrian; queasy; ribald; scurvy; secretly; sickening; slimy; ugly; unworthy; vicious; vile; worthless; wretched
wise astute

Related Words for "sly":

  • slier, slyer, sliest, slyest, slyly

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