- an engagingly sly or mischievous person.
Origin of slyboots
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Examples from the Web for slyboots
If Slyboots had eaten tit-bits in moderation, he might be sitting on the poker to this day.
"He is not named Finot" (finaud, slyboots) "for nothing," said Lucien.A Distinguished Provincial at Paris
Honore de Balzac
Maida, you slyboots, you must have done all this after we left.Maida's Little Shop
Inez Haynes Irwin
It was to this seat that Slyboots elevated himself by his own choice, and became the Kitchen Crow.
He became a member of the family, and received the name of Slyboots, for reasons with which it is unnecessary to trouble you.
- (functioning as singular) a person who is sly
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