/ (ˈsliːviːn) /
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Irish a sly obsequious smooth-tongued person
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In the UK, COTTON CANDY is more commonly known as…
Word Origin for sleeveen
from Irish Gaelic slíbhín
Words nearby sleeveen
sleety, sleeve, sleeveboard, sleeve coupling, sleeve dog, sleeveen, sleeveless, sleevelet, sleeve link, sleeve notes, sleeve valve
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