Definition of sly
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Origin of sly
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From a geeky standpoint, Smith’s reboot-y sequel series honors its predecessor in ways notable and sly, thereby allowing it to function both as an accessible entry point and as a fleshed-out extension of what came before.By the Power of Grayskull, ‘He-Man’ Is Back—Beefier and Better Than Ever|Nick Schager|July 23, 2021|The Daily Beast
It’s a show about fitness, but it’s also, in a sly way, about feminism.Rose Byrne on Unleashing Her Meanest Streak Yet in ‘Physical’: ‘It’s Deeply Uncomfortable’|Kevin Fallon|June 17, 2021|The Daily Beast
On the subject of fashion, men have been quite the sly devils over the years.Why the tailored suit — not ruffles and lace — became synonymous with power|Robin Givhan|May 21, 2021|Washington Post
Google security researchers are warning people to be on the lookout for a squad of sly hackers believed to be North Korean agents.
As Xu Bing himself has noted, his made-up characters “seem to upset intellectuals,” in a sly sendup of our respect for the written word.Reading, That Strange and Uniquely Human Thing - Issue 94: Evolving|Lydia Wilson|December 23, 2020|Nautilus
Rambo movie marathon—11 am-12 am, AMCBecause nothing says the holidays like Sly Stallone and blood.The Ultimate Thanksgiving Weekend TV Guide: Must-See Marathons, Specials, and Parades|Kevin Fallon|November 26, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The movie has a very sly sense of humor, and I think people might miss that.Sherman Alexie on His New Film, the Redskins, and Why It's OK to Laugh at His Work|William O’Connor|August 22, 2014|DAILY BEAST
This weekend, you can see Sly lay waste to hundreds of fools in The Expendables 3.Rambo Hates Guns: How Sylvester Stallone Became the Most Anti-Gun Celeb in Hollywood|Asawin Suebsaeng|August 14, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Rylance was unforgettable as the mordantly sly king in Richard III, giving a brilliant new twist to a classic role.
Her songs draw on Stevie Wonder, the Jackson 5, Sly Stone, Curtis Mayfield, and contemporary hip-hop.In the Backseat With Janelle Monae: A Limo Ride with the Stylish R&B Diva|Douglas Wolk|April 28, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Jones said this with a chuckle and a sly expression in his face, as he glanced meaningly at his companion.The Floating Light of the Goodwin Sands|R.M. Ballantyne
In the first place, one element of public-house talk—the overt or sly indecency—is left out.The Chequers|James Runciman
He had known men who were almost as sly as rats; but on the whole he looked upon them as inferior beings.
There was a sly emphasis on the word, and a subtle humor in his look that showed the old detective at his worst.The Circular Study|Anna Katharine Green
We got Fanny a dress on the sly, gaudy black velvet and Duchesse lace.The Works of Robert Louis Stevenson - Swanston Edition Vol. 25 (of 25)|Robert Louis Stevenson
British Dictionary definitions for sly
Derived forms of slyslyly or slily, adverbslyness, noun
Word Origin for sly
Other Idioms and Phrases with sly
see on the sly.