noun. ['ˈslaɪnəs'] shrewdness as demonstrated by being skilled in deception.
- -ness (English)
- sly (English)
- sly (Middle English (1100-1500))
Words that Rhyme with Slyness
Example sentences of the word slyness
1. Noun, singular or mass
In folklore, foxes have a reputation for slyness and cunning and are often portrayed as tricksters that use cleverness to get by despite their small size.