How To Spell sly?

Correct spelling: sly

What does the abbreviation sly mean?


Sly as a boy's name is a variant of Sylvester (Latin), and the meaning of Sly is "wooded".

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What are the rhymes for sly?

  1. dye, bly, thai, cry, ty, chae, bligh, shai, why, tae, psi, fae, guy, kyi, wye, pye, spry, mei, fry, keye, wai, vy, gae, cy, chai, eye, tai, pae, mai, lxi, pty, tie, dai, sty, cai, ai, lye, nie, sy, high, lai, hy, flye, phi, nye, frye, chi, lie, jai, ly, tsai, thigh, wy, vi, gyi, by, ply, tye, pie, buy, hi, wry, vie, thy, ay, fye, pry, my, yie, fi, ngai, fly, nigh, rye, kwai, sci, shy, sai, sri, sigh, try, spy, phy, brye, bi, bye, bae, sky, aye, pri, pi, die, kai, dry;
  2. ally, bonsai, imply, reply, versailles, bye-bye, mcfly, hereby, dubai, standby, deny, apply, iwai, uy, belie, july, shanghai, kanai, brunei, untie, whereby, nearby, imai, good-bye, alai, thereby, descry, awry, mihai, decry, goodbye, defy, comply, hi-fi, rely, retry, supply;
  3. overfly, underlie, dui, misapply, resupply;
  4. isty, cspi, oversupply;
  5. dwi;

What are the translations for sly?

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Chinese words for Sly

诡, 猾, 油猾, 奇谲, 诡谲, 诡诈.

Dutch words for Sly

slim, sluw, slinks, geniepig.

French words for Sly

sournois, malin, chafouin, slü.

German words for Sly

schlau, gerissen, pfiffig, listig, verschlagen, durchtrieben, schlitzohrig, routiniert, verschmitzt, verstohlen, maligne.

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Japanese words for Sly

悪賢い, 狡っ辛い, こすっからい, いんしつ, 陰湿, こすからい, 狡辛い.

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Spanish words for Sly

astuto, furtivo, artero, encubierto, malicioso, taimado, bellaco, sigiloso, artificioso, maquiavélico, ladino, tunante, socarrón.

Swedish words for Sly

slug, sly.

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