slyboots


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sly·boots

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

slyboots

(ˈslaɪˌbuːts)
pl n
(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)
References in classic literature ?
Ain't you getting to be awful, Miss Slyboots! First thing I know you'll be stealing some of my fellows.
"Whereupon I wrote a line to my dear boy, the Honourable William Guppy, informing him of the appointment for to-night and advising him not to call before, Boguey being a slyboots."
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.
Simon Slyboots ??/??/1880 (T) Farce C Collette Smith 29/03/1880 (T) Burlesque H S Clarke Rip Farce S Grundy 10/05/1880 (T) Drama C Dickens Micawber - 17/05/1880 Farce C Collette Smith Farce R B Sheridan Puff Farce A Maltby Bounce 10/05/1881 - Farce C Collette Smith 21/05/1881 Farce A Maltby Bounce 23/05/1881 Farce C Collette Smith Farce R B Sheridan Puff/Plagiary 25/05/1881 Comedy R B Sheridan Bob Acres ??/06/1881 (T) Comedy F C Burnand Colonel - ??/??/1884 Wootweel W Wood 06/06/1881 Farce C J Mathews Col.
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.
Ralph 'Slyboots' Harrisher, the 12-year-old son of shipping magnate Sir Edmund Harrisher, overheard Casey and came over from a table of culinary delights to mock her.
This Mother Nature is so funny and she does all this so right and she doesn't give a damn about the slyboots script-writers, narrow-minded and with pockets full of money.
Or maybe we don't foot the bill and try to sneak away, like a slyboots or footpad.
Jimmy Brown, owner of the Mann-trained pair Slyboots and Wintertide, added: "I fully support the action that has been taken.