Sly

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Sly

  • (adj) having or showing a cunning and deceitful nature. “a sly, manipulative woman”
  • (adj) showing in an insinuating way that one has some secret knowledge that may be harmful or embarrassing. “he gave a sly grin”
  • (adj) (of an action) surreptitious. “a sly sip of water”

Sly meaning in Hindi (English to Hindi meaning)

  • धूर्त, मक्कार, घुन्ना, धूर्ततापूर्ण, कुटिल, कपटी, उत्तेजना उत्पन्न करनेवाला, एकांत में किया हुआ, कपटी, चतुर, धूर्त, धोखेबाज़, शरारती, शातिर

Sly origin

  • Middle English (also in the sense ‘dexterous’): from Old Norse slœgr ‘cunning’, originally ‘able to strike’ from the verb slá ; compare with sleight.

Sly in a sentence (word usage in recent Hindu newspaper)

  • Eating out goes off customers’ menu as slowdown bites, Rahul Khanna, director of Azure Hospitality, which has 40 pan-India … Rollmall, Foxtrot, Speedy Chow and Sly Granny, said there’s a blip in …
  • ‘Rambo: Last Blood’ film review: A bloody mess, At least director Adrian Grunberg seems to have been convinced that the premise is interesting enough to make Sly flex his muscles.
  • Anushka Sharma Kissing Virat Kohli’s Hand During DDCA’s …, During the recent DDCA glittering ceremony attended by Indian players, Anushka was seen kissing Virat Kohli’s hand on the sly.
  • India’s National Film Awards: are the choices made genuinely?, The more soporific, better the chances of winning was the sly consensus. Only a few like Satyajit Ray, Mrinal Sen, Adoor Gopalakrishnan and …
  • KL Rahul Slammed for Reference to Sexist Gaffe in Gayle B …, Also Read : KL Rahul & Rishabh Pant: The Chinks in Team India’s Batting … Look at the sly analogy to that interview with Mel MacLaughlin …

Mnemonic trick to remember the meaning of Sly 

  • s”lie” – one who deceives.
  • A SPY has to be good at SLYing

Sly pronunciation

Dodgy

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Dodgy

  • (adj) dishonest or unreliable. “a dodgy second-hand car salesman”
  • (adj) potentially dangerous. “activities like these could be dodgy for your heart”
  • (adj) of low quality. “Spurs’ dodgy defence had thrown away a 2-0 lead”

Dodgy meaning in Hindi (English to Hindi meaning)

  • कठिन, कपटी, कुटिल, कुशल, खतरनाक, छली, धोखेबाजीपूर्ण, मक्कार, धूर्ततापूर्ण

Dodgy in a sentence (word usage in recent Hindu newspaper)

  • A dodgy database casts further doubt on India’s GDP statistics. That throws fresh doubt on India’s GDP figures, which have drawn … The new database may be dodgy, but the old sources had flaws too.
  • Begining of an END?, We cannot recall if polls in India were ever a sort of performance …. consider the prospects of a leader who has a dodgy understanding of radio …
  • Dodgy drug distributors are actively targeting Aussies to buy study pills …, Dodgy drug distributors are actively targeting Aussies to buy study pills … India’s Sun Pharmaceutical is a major producer of modafinil sold …
  • CSMT Bridge Collapse: Dodgy contractors kept it in the family, It’s a tale of administrative wheels greased so well that no matter if a firm is blacklisted or penalised, it will still find a way to win crucial contracts ..
  • LTT still overrun by criminals, dodgy auto, taxi drivers, MUMBAI: Lokmanya Tilak Terminus (LTT) appears to be the worst face that Mumbai can present to visitors to the city. The dingy and dimly lit …

Dodgy pronunciation

Dodgy people crashed in front of me!