Translation of "sly" - English-Spanish dictionary


adjective uk /slaɪ/ us /slɑɪ/ slyer, slyest

deceiving people in a clever way to get what you want

astuto, ladino

(Translation of “sly” from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)


adjective /slai/

cunning or deceitful

astuto, tramposo, malicioso
He sometimes behaves in rather a sly manner.

playfully mischievous

travieso, pícaro
He made a sly reference to my foolish mistake.
slyly adverb ( slily)

She slyly moved one of the chesspieces when her opponent wasn’t looking.
slyness noun

malicia, picardía

(Translation of “sly” from the PASSWORD English-Spanish Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)