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A comparative of sly.


a comparative of sly



adj. sly•er sli•er, sly•est sli•est, adj.
1. cunning or wily.
2. stealthy; surreptitious.
3. mischievous or roguish: sly humor.
4. on the sly, secretly; furtively.
[1175–1225; Middle English sly, sley < Old Norse slŒgr sly, cunning]
sly′ly, adv.
sly′ness, n.
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