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sly·boots

 (slī′bo͞ots′)
pl.n. (used with a sing. verb) Informal
A sly person.

slyboots

(ˈslaɪˌbuːts)
pl n
1. (functioning as singular) a person who is sly

sly•boots

(ˈslaɪˌbuts)

n. (used with a sing. v.)
an engagingly sly or mischievous person.
[1690–1700]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.slyboots - a shifty deceptive personslyboots - a shifty deceptive person            
beguiler, cheater, deceiver, trickster, slicker, cheat - someone who leads you to believe something that is not true
Translations

slyboots

[ˈslaɪˌbuːts] NSINGtaimado/a m/f

slyboots

n pl <-boots> (inf)Schlauberger(in) m(f) (inf, hum)
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Contact Robert Whitman, Simone Forti, Deborah Hay, Ann Wilson, John Giorno, Dorothea Rockburne, Robert Morris, various widows and widowers, miscellaneous slyboots, even, among others, Rauschenberg himself.
He played the 'wicked magician' Abanazar in Aladdin, dispensed 'comic villainy' as Simon Slyboots in Dick Whittington, and acted Cabriolo in the revival of Offenbach's opera The Princess of Trebizonde, for which he received excellent reviews.
Frail through respiratory illness, inwardly impatient and restless, suppressing outward emotion, he may have had some amourettes among the Columbines and Flaminias and other slyboots of the theatres he frequented as a lover of the Commedia dell'Arte, and among the models he hired.