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Definitions of slyly

  1. Slily.
  2. Siyness.
  3. In a sly manner; with artful secrecy.

Usage examples for slyly

  1. " Were we by ourselves we would seal the future in another 'smile' together," she slyly promised. – Desert Dust by Edwin L. Sabin
  2. He did not know what to make of it, and Mrs. Clemens, who was party to the joke, slyly watched results. – The Boys' Life of Mark Twain by Albert Bigelow Paine
  3. The two, who were holding the third under his arms, were laughing, and the driver on his seat, who was looking down at them full of interest, also laughed slyly: Shall I help you, gentlemen? – The Son of His Mother by Clara Viebig
  4. Mrs. Bahrr caught her breath and bit her lips as she eyed her hostess slyly. – The Reclaimers by Margaret Hill McCarter
  5. " I feel better," he said slyly. – The Huntress by Hulbert Footner
  6. " With no chance for the Army to beat us out on this game," Farley replied slyly. – Dave Darrin's Fourth Year at Annapolis by H. Irving Hancock
  7. She was now therefore careful- said next to nothing, but watched her keenly, and not the less slyly that she looked her straight in the face. – Donal Grant by George MacDonald
  8. " I'm afraid of snakes and other creeping things," he said, slyly. – Castle Craneycrow by George Barr McCutcheon
  9. An'," he added slyly, " guess you'll be able to tell some of 'em." – The Law-Breakers by Ridgwell Cullum
  10. Alice, seeing the slight, winked slyly at Tavia, who, after flushing furiously, managed to return the secret sign of Alice by snapping her own brown eye open and shut. – Dorothy Dale at Glenwood School by Margaret Penrose
  11. The boys ought to be up by this time, she added, slyly. – Lucile Triumphant by Elizabeth M. Duffield
  12. He peeped at her slyly. – The Rosie World by Parker Fillmore
  13. And pretty soon, as he peeped slyly around the tree, Cuffy Bear saw the mowing- machine. – The Tale of Cuffy Bear by Arthur Scott Bailey
  14. " He's not married," rejoined the doctor slyly, " but the next best thing- he's engaged." – The House Behind the Cedars by Charles W. Chesnutt
  15. When I reach the doctor, he asks slyly: 'Well, and how did you enjoy the festival this year? – Old Calabria by Norman Douglas
  16. And this, dear good friend," adds he, slyly, " thee mayst well take on account of thine own share,- and none dispute thy right, for 'tis thy money hath done all. – A Set of Rogues by Frank Barrett
  17. The young man looked at his fare slyly, and cordially agreed with him. – One Day's Courtship The Heralds Of Fame by Robert Barr
  18. He was watching you very slyly, and when he saw you had gone, he ran away just as fast as he could travel. – Six Little Bunkers at Cowboy Jack's by Laura Lee Hope
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