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Meaning of "slyness" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF SLYNESS

slyness  [ˈslaɪnɪs] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF SLYNESS

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Slyness is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES SLYNESS MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Definition of slyness in the English dictionary

The first definition of slyness in the dictionary is craftiness; cunning. Other definition of slyness is dishonesty. Slyness is also furtiveness.


WORDS THAT RHYME WITH SLYNESS


bulkiness
ˈbʌlkɪnɪs
comeliness
ˈkʌmlɪnɪs
craziness
ˈkreɪzɪnɪs
dizziness
ˈdɪzɪnɪs
drowsiness
ˈdraʊzɪnɪs
dryness
ˈdraɪnɪs
finis
ˈfɪnɪs
friendliness
ˈfrɛndlɪnɪs
Guinness
ˈɡɪnɪs
hairiness
ˈhɛərɪnɪs
happiness
ˈhæpɪnɪs
highness
ˈhaɪnɪs
holiness
ˈhəʊlɪnɪs
laziness
ˈleɪzɪnɪs
loveliness
ˈlʌvlɪnɪs
readiness
ˈrɛdɪnɪs
shyness
ˈʃaɪnɪs
timeliness
ˈtaɪmlɪnɪs
trustworthiness
ˈtrʌstˌwɜːðɪnɪs
wryness
ˈraɪnɪs

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE SLYNESS

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

WORDS THAT END LIKE SLYNESS

awayness
business
busyness
cageyness
coyness
dailyness
dopeyness
everydayness
farawayness
feyness
gayness
glueyness
gooeyness
greyness
hokeyness
homeyness
mateyness
sameyness
spryness
uppityness
vaginal dryness

Synonyms and antonyms of slyness in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «slyness» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF SLYNESS

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

Translator English - Chinese

狡猾
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

astucia
570 millions of speakers

English

slyness
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

चतुराई
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

مكر
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

лукавство
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

astúcia
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

চতুরতা
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

ruse
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Kesilapan
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Schläue
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

ずる賢さ
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

slyness
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Slyness
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

sự quỷ quyệt
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

slyness
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

वृद्धी
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

sinsilik
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

scaltrezza
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

chytrość
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

лукавство
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

șiretenie
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

slyness
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

slim
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

slyness
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

slyness
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of slyness

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «SLYNESS»

The term «slyness» is normally little used and occupies the 113.135 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «SLYNESS» OVER TIME

The graph expresses the annual evolution of the frequency of use of the word «slyness» during the past 500 years. Its implementation is based on analysing how often the term «slyness» appears in digitalised printed sources in English between the year 1500 and the present day.

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

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «SLYNESS»

Discover the use of slyness in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to slyness and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Sources, Similarities, and Ciphers: The Style, Essence, and ...
How did counting a slave as three-fifths of a person in the Constitution promote abolition? "Sources, Similarities, and Ciphers" reveals the answers to these questions and many others.
James Edward McKean, 2009
2
Phonology: Critical Concepts in Linguistics
In slyness, the internal open juncture is represented by a drawl of the /ay/ in the first syllable, which is longer than an /ay/ in a form like minus, and comparable to the /ay/ which occurs in macrosegment-final in a sentence like He's very sly.
Charles W. Kreidler, 2001
3
The Continuum Encyclopedia of Symbols
In Europe, it is frequently a symbol of slyness and cunning. In medieval art, it appears as a symbol of the devil, lying, injustice, intemperance, greed and lust. PHYSIOLOGUS thus compares Herod with a fox; the fox is comparable to all other ...
Udo Becker, 2000
4
On Jameson: From Postmodernism To Globalization
Early in the book, Jameson admits that it is tempting to suggest that it is precisely Brecht's well-known slyness that is his method, and even his dialectic: the inversion of the hierarchies of a problem, major premiss passing to minor, absolute to ...
Caren Irr Ian Buchanan
5
Feelings Poetry: From the Heart
Slyness. OfA. Bully's. Bulling. A Bully Can Make You Cry A Bully Can Make You Sigh A Bully Can Make You Try Their Wishesyou Could Die For it's In The Eye's A Bully Can Hide, Sly From Other's Eye's For IfI Died The Bully Shows No Cries Is ...
Gary McLauchlan, 2012
6
The Grammar of English Grammars
Therefore, this yshould bechanged toi; thus, veriest.] "Our author prides himselfupon his great slyness and shrewdness."—Merchant's Criticisms. "This tense, then,implys also thesignification of Debeo."—B. Johnson'sGram. Com.,p. 300.
Goold Brown
7
The Notebooks Of Edward Bond: Volume: 1980-1995
The first corruption of the child is slyness — not cunning. Cunning may be a craft; but slyness is only a skill, an art without product. Slyness sells the self since it debases the self — and so the child debases its self—currency of payment — the  ...
Edward Bond, 2014
8
Women in the Qur'an, Traditions, and Interpretation
Conversely, Baydawi suggests that the Aziz's words in 12:28 (“your cunning is enormous”) apply to women in general terms; slyness is part of female innate nature where it derives from and also produces evil. By nature, women's slyness is ...
Barbara Freyer Stowasser, 1994
9
Metaphor and Non-metaphor: The Semantics of Adjective-noun ...
The two sentences are similar in that the property of 'slyness' is attributed to 'John' in both of them; they are different in that in (2.52) the property of 'slyness' is referred to directly, whereas in (2.53) it is referred to indirectly, by making use of the ...
Jan M.G. Aarts, Joseph P. Calbert, 1979
10
The reverce wisdom thinking:
The Slyness 1 Love is not aromatic flaming soul. Tempting the love of a woman eating a live weapon. The temptation to turn into a man loyal to grow. People with honesty and credibility and integrity do not live to eat. But life is not that it can not  ...
Sho Jhong, 2013

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «SLYNESS»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term slyness is used in the context of the following news items.
1
A new Vacation to Walley World takes some detours
“Clark had a slyness in his mischievousness and Rusty definitely doesn't in our movie,” Daley says. The Griswold kids are different, too. The younger and more ... «National Post, Jul 15»
2
Review: A delightful 'Return Flight' from Pittsburgh New Music …
The world premiere of Pittsburgh composer Amy Williams' “Ligamy” felt more lively, but exuded similar slyness. Overlapping conversations between flute, ... «Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, Jul 15»
3
Ben Franklin, postal purveyor
To Benjamin Franklin's successes in science, statecraft, and slyness, add a lesser-known exploit: postal service. Among the many hardships of colonial life, lack ... «Philly.com, Jul 15»
4
'Muddy Waters 100' review: A good but experimental tribute to the …
Winter's slide lead on the track has the slyness of his finest work. While Winter's input honors the traditional blues of Waters' original, the triumph of the tribute ... «New York Daily News, Jul 15»
5
The Best Part of Trainwreck? LeBron James.
The charm and slyness of the four-time NBA MVP's performance may be best encapsulated in the moment when he asks Hader when they are going to watch ... «Slate Magazine, Jul 15»
6
True Story — film review
With his shifty tics and evil-boy slyness, Franco is doing Norman Bates lite. He's cuddly-charismatic. Caught between the devil of an ex-comedy star playing ... «Financial Times, Jul 15»
7
'Garfield, The Musical With Cattitude' at Adventure Theatre MTC
The basic plot is simple and geared for younger audiences, yet retains enough humor and tongue in cheek slyness to keep older siblings and adults belly ... «DC Metro Theater Arts, Jun 15»
8
How to Work Around IRS Rules with Subtlety and Slyness
Usually, the IRS adamantly opposes deductions for commuting costs between home and work. The tax collectors consider those outlays to be nondeductible ... «Accountingweb.com, Mar 15»
9
'Focus' brings romance, drama to theaters
Both of these characters have dynamic personalities, and their balance of wit and slyness will keep the audience entertained throughout the movie. However ... «The State Press, Mar 15»
10
The hypocrisy of Bollywood award shows: Deepika praises …
What Padukone did end up doing, with elegant slyness, was to not only score an award, but also do a little extra publicity for her offscreen persona and (rather ... «Firstpost, Jan 15»

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