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  Dictionary Definition of sly

sly
adjective, slyer, slyest or slier, sliest, noun

-- adjective
1. cunning or wily, as persons or animals, or their actions, ways, etc.
2. stealthy, insidious, or secret.
3. playfully artful, mischievous, or roguish: sly humour.
4. illicit; illegal: sly gambling ; sly watering.
-- phrase
5. on the sly, secretly.
[ME sly, sley, from Scandinavian; cf. Icel. slćgr sly, cunning, Swed. slög dexterous]
-- slyly, adverb -- slyness, noun