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 Dictionary entry overview: What does slyly mean? 

SLYLY (adverb)
  The adverb SLYLY has 1 sense:

1. in an artful manner

  Familiarity information: SLYLY used as an adverb is very rare.

 Dictionary entry details 

SLYLY (adverb)

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In an artful manner


craftily; foxily; knavishly; slyly; trickily; cunningly; artfully

Context examples:

he craftily arranged to be there when the decision was announced / had ever circumstances conspired so cunningly?


sly (marked by skill in deception)

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