(Colloq.) Rogue, artful fellow, sly dog, waggish person.

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  • Slyboots — Sly boots , n. A humerous appellation for a sly, cunning, or waggish person. [1913 Webster] Slyboots was cursedly cunning to hide em. Goldsmith. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • slyboots — [slībo͞ots΄] n. [ SLY + BOOTS, in Brit informal sense, fellow] a person who is clever or crafty in an appealing or engaging way …   English World dictionary

  • slyboots — noun A person who is clever or shrewd, especially one who is stealthy, manipulative, and rather charming. Oh, you slyboots! says the Countess. Guess you come after the old ladys money! Syn …   Wiktionary

  • slyboots — noun plural but singular in construction Date: circa 1700 a sly tricky person; especially one who is cunning or mischievous in an engaging way …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • slyboots — /sluy boohts /, n. (used with a sing. v.) an engagingly sly or mischievous person. [1690 1700; SLY + boots (pl. of BOOT1), used metonymically; cf. BOOTS] * * * …   Universalium

  • slyboots — noun informal a sly person …   English new terms dictionary

  • slyboots — sly•boots [[t]ˈslaɪˌbuts[/t]] n. (used with a sing. v.) cvb an engagingly sly or mischievous person • Etymology: 1690–1700 …   From formal English to slang

  • slyboots — /ˈslaɪbuts/ (say sluyboohts) noun Colloquial a deceitful person …  

  • slyboots —  Crafty person. [Facet.] …   A concise dictionary of English slang

  • slyboots — n. colloq. a sly person …   Useful english dictionary

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