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Meaning of "slyish" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF SLYISH

slyish  [ˈslaɪɪʃ] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF SLYISH

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Slyish is an adjective.
The adjective is the word that accompanies the noun to determine or qualify it.

WHAT DOES SLYISH MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Definition of slyish in the English dictionary

The definition of slyish in the dictionary is somewhat sly.


WORDS THAT RHYME WITH SLYISH


babyish
ˈbeɪbɪɪʃ
boyish
ˈbɔɪɪʃ
clayish
ˈkleɪɪʃ
cockneyish
ˈkɒknɪɪʃ
dandyish
ˈdændɪɪʃ
dilettanteish
ˌdɪləˈtæntɪɪʃ
dryish
ˈdraɪɪʃ
fortyish
ˈfɔːtɪɪʃ
greyish
ˈɡreɪɪʃ
highish
ˈhaɪɪʃ
lazyish
ˈleɪzɪɪʃ
puppyish
ˈpʌpɪɪʃ
shyish
ˈʃaɪɪʃ
sissyish
ˈsɪsɪɪʃ
skyish
ˈskaɪɪʃ
sorryish
ˈsɒrɪɪʃ
thirtyish
ˈθɜːtɪɪʃ
toadyish
ˈtəʊdɪɪʃ
tomboyish
ˈtɒmbɔɪɪʃ
wheyish
ˈweɪɪʃ

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE SLYISH

slushiest
slushily
slushiness
slushy
slut
slutch
slutchy
Sluter
sluttery
sluttish
sluttishly
sluttishness
slutty
sly
sly grog
slyboots
Slydial
slyly
slyness
slype

WORDS THAT END LIKE SLYISH

boobyish
countryish
essayish
fiftyish
flunkeyish
fogyish
goyish
grannyish
hobbledehoyish
jockeyish
ladyish
nannyish
ninnyish
pixyish
prettyish
pygmyish
schoolboyish
Toryish
toyish
zanyish

Synonyms and antonyms of slyish in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «slyish» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF SLYISH

Find out the translation of slyish to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of slyish from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «slyish» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

slyish
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

slyish
570 millions of speakers

English

slyish
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

slyish
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

slyish
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

slyish
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

slyish
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

slyish
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

slyish
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Slyish
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

slyish
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

slyish
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

slyish
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Slyish
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

slyish
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

slyish
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

चिडखोर
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

slyish
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

slyish
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

slyish
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

slyish
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

slyish
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

slyish
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

slyish
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

slyish
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

slyish
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of slyish

TRENDS

TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «SLYISH»

The term «slyish» is used very little and occupies the 154.232 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «SLYISH» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about slyish

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «SLYISH»

Discover the use of slyish in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to slyish and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde, second edition
To this rule, Dr.Jekyll was no exception; and as he now sat on the opposite side of the fire — a large, well-made, smooth-faced man of fifty, with something of a slyish cast perhaps, but every mark of capacity and kindness — you could see by  ...
Robert Louis Stevenson, Martin A. Danahay, 2005
2
The Transforming Draught: Jekyll and Hyde, Robert Louis ...
But then Baildon all but reproduces the revealing physiognomic complexity of Jekyll, the “smooth faced man of fifty, with something of a slyish cast perhaps, but every mark of capacity and kindness” (J&H 43): “About the mouth,” Baildon recalls ...
Thomas L. Reed, Jr., 2006
3
Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde: And Other Stories of the Supernatural
To this rule, Dr. Jekyll was no exception; and as he now sat on the opposite side of the fire — a large, well-made, smooth-faced man of fifty, with something of a slyish cast perhaps, but every mark of capacity and kindness — you could see by  ...
Robert Louis Stevenson, 2002
4
The Bazaar and Other Stories
Nancy was a rather curd-faced child, with hair skinned back so tightly into a pigtail that her eyes seemed stretched open wider than ever. She was prettily mannered, slyish but deeply affectionate, and she loved Noel embarrassingly, with an ...
Elizabeth Bowen, Allan Hepburn, 2008
5
Making a Man: Gentlemanly Appetites in the ...
He is “a large, well-made, smooth-faced man of fifty, with something of a slyish cast perhaps, but every mark of capacity and kindness” (19)—that is, he is at once both high and low, inherently gentlemanly and physically degenerative.
Gwen Hyman, 2009
6
A Kaleidoscope of Song
Its head now stripped of simple faith While Dumble pledged, his slyish mind also threatened them with hellish gate Yet after time the "rebellious" ones began to question the preachers vow Why, it was now far too long that they had no bread or ...
Christopher Lee
7
The Aesthetics of Paradoxism (criticism)
We must recognize, the text draws attention from the very beginning through the density and the ingenuity of suggestions and hints spread in a foamy, unpredictable and slyish-native speech, somewhat in the manner of Marin Sorescu.
Titu Popescu, 2002
8
Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde with the Merry Men and Other Stories
To this rule Dr Jekyll was no exception; and as he now sat on the opposite side of the fire - a large, well-made, smooth-faced man of fifty, with something of a slyish cast perhaps, but every mark of capacity and kindness - you could see by his ...
Robert Louis Stevenson, 1993
9
Hate-work: Working Through the Pain and Pleasures of Hate
Jekyll is a "large, well-made, smooth-faced man of fifty, with something of a slyish cast perhaps, but every mark of capacity and kindness." Yet, we later learn, he " concealed his pleasures," and "stood committed to a profound duplicity of life," ...
David W. Augsburger, 2004
10
Representing Epilepsy: Myth and Matter
Jekyll is 'a large, well-made, smooth-faced man of fifty, with something of a slyish cast perhaps, but every mark of capacity and kindness'.59 Hyde epitomises degenerate corporeality: he is 'pale and dwarfish; he gave an impression of ...
Jeannette Stirling, 2010

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