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sly
British English: /slʌɪ/
American English: /slaɪ/

Translation of sly in German:

adjective

  • 1 (crafty)
    [colloquial] (Geschäftsmann, Schachzug, Trick)
    [derogatory] (Blick)
    he is a sly one or type or customer
    das ist ein ganz Gerissener od. Schlauer
    [colloquial]
  • 2 (secretive)
    heimlichtuerisch
    [derogatory] (Rivale)
    what a sly one he is!
    so ein Heimlichtuer!
    a sly dog [figurative]
    [colloquial]
    ein Heimlichtuer/eine Heimlichtuerin
  • 3
    (knowing)
    viel sagend
    (Blick, Lächeln)

noun

  • on the sly he is a womanizer on the sly
    er ist ein heimlicher Schürzenjäger

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