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slyest

  • 1 astuto

    adj.
    1 sly, artful, astute, crafty.
    2 clever, sharp, quick-witted, sharp-witted.
    * * *
    1 astute, cunning, shrewd
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    (f. - astuta)
    adj.
    1) astute, shrewd
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    ADJ (=sagaz) astute, clever; (=mañoso) crafty, sly
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    - ta adjetivo ( sagaz) shrewd, astute; (pey) ( taimado) crafty, cunning
    * * *
    = clever [cleverer -comp., cleverest -sup.], shrewd [shrewder -comp., shrewdest -sup.], wily [wilier -comp., wiliest -sup.], streetwise [street-wise], astute, skilful [skillful, -USA], cunning, crafty, shifty, canny, artful, sly [slyer/slier -comp., slyest/sliest -sup.].
    Ex. It is readily possible to construct a machine which will manipulate premises in accordance with formal logic, simply by the clever use of relay circuits.
    Ex. Payment is very important and can be a problem so the businessman needs to be streetwise and shrewd with a good business acumen.
    Ex. But he was wiry and wily, too, and he could often out-run, track, back-track, double-back, and finally dodge unseen in the subway.
    Ex. And because it refuses to express itself in the kind of language we have to assume would be natural to Slake himself slangy, staccato, flip, street-wise we are forced into the position of observing him rather than feeling at one with him.
    Ex. It requires an extraordinarily astute librarian to uncover this shortcoming at the interview stage.
    Ex. The acquisition of these materials is a skilful job demanding the sort of dedication that a housewife brings to the running of her home.
    Ex. The article 'Collection development policies: a cunning plan' looks at the value of collection development policy statements and what they can and cannot do.
    Ex. Crafty! He wanted nothing to do with the straitjacket of guidelines and so-called standards = ¡Qué astuto! no quería saber nada de las restricciones que imponen las directrices y las "supuestas" normas.
    Ex. 'Client' has overtones of shifty lawyers and overpaid realtors.
    Ex. The principles behind successful commercial Web sites (clear mission, valuable content, clean design and canny publicity) can be applied by academics in establishing non-profit Web sites.
    Ex. She is not just lissome and beautiful, but also cultured, artful, expressive, and energetic.
    Ex. You must be a bit sly sometimes to succeed in the world.
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    * ser más astuto que = outfox, outwit, outsmart.
    * tan astuto como un zorro = as sly as a fox, as wily as a fox.
    * * *
    - ta adjetivo ( sagaz) shrewd, astute; (pey) ( taimado) crafty, cunning
    * * *
    = clever [cleverer -comp., cleverest -sup.], shrewd [shrewder -comp., shrewdest -sup.], wily [wilier -comp., wiliest -sup.], streetwise [street-wise], astute, skilful [skillful, -USA], cunning, crafty, shifty, canny, artful, sly [slyer/slier -comp., slyest/sliest -sup.].

    Ex: It is readily possible to construct a machine which will manipulate premises in accordance with formal logic, simply by the clever use of relay circuits.

    Ex: Payment is very important and can be a problem so the businessman needs to be streetwise and shrewd with a good business acumen.
    Ex: But he was wiry and wily, too, and he could often out-run, track, back-track, double-back, and finally dodge unseen in the subway.
    Ex: And because it refuses to express itself in the kind of language we have to assume would be natural to Slake himself slangy, staccato, flip, street-wise we are forced into the position of observing him rather than feeling at one with him.
    Ex: It requires an extraordinarily astute librarian to uncover this shortcoming at the interview stage.
    Ex: The acquisition of these materials is a skilful job demanding the sort of dedication that a housewife brings to the running of her home.
    Ex: The article 'Collection development policies: a cunning plan' looks at the value of collection development policy statements and what they can and cannot do.
    Ex: Crafty! He wanted nothing to do with the straitjacket of guidelines and so-called standards = ¡Qué astuto! no quería saber nada de las restricciones que imponen las directrices y las "supuestas" normas.
    Ex: 'Client' has overtones of shifty lawyers and overpaid realtors.
    Ex: The principles behind successful commercial Web sites (clear mission, valuable content, clean design and canny publicity) can be applied by academics in establishing non-profit Web sites.
    Ex: She is not just lissome and beautiful, but also cultured, artful, expressive, and energetic.
    Ex: You must be a bit sly sometimes to succeed in the world.
    * ser más astuto que = outfox, outwit, outsmart.
    * tan astuto como un zorro = as sly as a fox, as wily as a fox.

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    astuto -ta
    1 (sagaz) shrewd, astute
    no la podrás engañar, es demasiado astuta you won't be able to fool her, she's too shrewd o astute o ( colloq) smart
    2 ( pey) (taimado) crafty, wily, cunning
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    astuto
    ◊ -ta adjetivo ( sagaz) shrewd, astute;


    ( ladino) (pey) crafty, sly, cunning
    astuto,-a adjetivo astute, shrewd
    ' astuto' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    astuta
    - cuca
    - cuco
    - espabilada
    - espabilado
    - guachinanga
    - guachinango
    - hábil
    - ladina
    - ladino
    - pilla
    - pillo
    - zorra
    - zorro
    - jodido
    - listo
    - pícaro
    - piola
    - taimado
    - vivo
    English:
    artful
    - astute
    - canny
    - crafty
    - cunning
    - foxy
    - outfox
    - outsmart
    - sharp
    - shrewd
    - sly
    - tricky
    - worldly-wise
    - wily
    * * *
    astuto, -a adj
    1. [ladino, tramposo] cunning
    2. [sagaz, listo] astute
    * * *
    adj shrewd, astute
    * * *
    astuto, -ta adj
    1) : astute, shrewd
    2) : crafty, tricky
    astutamente adv
    * * *
    astuto adj
    1. (hábil) shrewd / astute
    2. (malicioso) cunning / sly [comp. slyer; superl. slyest]

    Spanish-English dictionary > astuto

  • 2 sagaz

    adj.
    astute, shrewd.
    * * *
    adjetivo (pl sagaces)
    1 clever, sagacious
    2 (astuto) shrewd, astute
    * * *
    ADJ
    1) [persona] (=astuto) shrewd, clever; (=perspicaz) sagacious
    2) [perro] keen-scented
    * * *
    adjetivo shrewd, astute
    * * *
    = canny, politic, vivacious, wily [wilier -comp., wiliest -sup.], sly [slyer/slier -comp., slyest/sliest -sup.], perceptive, keen-witted, shrewd [shrewder -comp., shrewdest -sup.].
    Ex. The principles behind successful commercial Web sites (clear mission, valuable content, clean design and canny publicity) can be applied by academics in establishing non-profit Web sites.
    Ex. Libraries are often confronted with finding a way of dealing with gift books which is both efficient and politic.
    Ex. This petite, agile, graceful and vivacious artiste was a picture of self-confidence on the stage.
    Ex. But he was wiry and wily, too, and he could often out-run, track, back-track, double-back, and finally dodge unseen in the subway.
    Ex. You must be a bit sly sometimes to succeed in the world.
    Ex. In their profound and perceptive essay on professionalism, Mary Lee Bundy and Paul Wasserman write at some length on this extraordinary phenomenon, 'the essential timidity of responsibility for solving informational problems and providing unequivocal answers'.
    Ex. She is famous for her series featuring homicide detective Peter Decker and his keen-witted, beautiful wife.
    Ex. Payment is very important and can be a problem so the businessman needs to be streetwise and shrewd with a good business acumen.
    * * *
    adjetivo shrewd, astute
    * * *
    = canny, politic, vivacious, wily [wilier -comp., wiliest -sup.], sly [slyer/slier -comp., slyest/sliest -sup.], perceptive, keen-witted, shrewd [shrewder -comp., shrewdest -sup.].

    Ex: The principles behind successful commercial Web sites (clear mission, valuable content, clean design and canny publicity) can be applied by academics in establishing non-profit Web sites.

    Ex: Libraries are often confronted with finding a way of dealing with gift books which is both efficient and politic.
    Ex: This petite, agile, graceful and vivacious artiste was a picture of self-confidence on the stage.
    Ex: But he was wiry and wily, too, and he could often out-run, track, back-track, double-back, and finally dodge unseen in the subway.
    Ex: You must be a bit sly sometimes to succeed in the world.
    Ex: In their profound and perceptive essay on professionalism, Mary Lee Bundy and Paul Wasserman write at some length on this extraordinary phenomenon, 'the essential timidity of responsibility for solving informational problems and providing unequivocal answers'.
    Ex: She is famous for her series featuring homicide detective Peter Decker and his keen-witted, beautiful wife.
    Ex: Payment is very important and can be a problem so the businessman needs to be streetwise and shrewd with a good business acumen.

    * * *
    shrewd, astute
    un político sagaz y avezado a shrewd o astute and experienced politician
    ten cuidado con él, es muy sagaz watch out for him, he's very shrewd o sharp o wily
    * * *

    sagaz adjetivo
    shrewd, astute
    sagaz adj (perspicaz, agudo) shrewd, astute
    ' sagaz' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    astucia
    - astuto
    English:
    sagacious
    - astute
    - discriminating
    - probing
    * * *
    sagaz adj
    astute, shrewd
    * * *
    adj shrewd, sharp
    * * *
    sagaz adj, pl sagaces perspicaz: shrewd, discerning, sagacious

    Spanish-English dictionary > sagaz

См. также в других словарях:

  • Slyest — Sly Sly, a. [Compar. {Slier}or {Slyer}; superl. {Sliest} or {Slyest}.] [OE. sli, slegh, sleih, Icel. sl?gr, for sl?gr; akin to Sw. slug, Dan. slu, LG. slou, G. schlau; probably to E. slay, v.t.; cf. G. verschlagen sly. See {Slay}, v. t., and cf.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • slyest — slaɪ adj. crafty, cunning; secretive, stealthy; mischievous, playful …   English contemporary dictionary

  • slyest — styles …   Anagrams dictionary

  • styles — slyest …   Anagrams dictionary

  • By the sly — Sly Sly, a. [Compar. {Slier}or {Slyer}; superl. {Sliest} or {Slyest}.] [OE. sli, slegh, sleih, Icel. sl?gr, for sl?gr; akin to Sw. slug, Dan. slu, LG. slou, G. schlau; probably to E. slay, v.t.; cf. G. verschlagen sly. See {Slay}, v. t., and cf.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • On the sly — Sly Sly, a. [Compar. {Slier}or {Slyer}; superl. {Sliest} or {Slyest}.] [OE. sli, slegh, sleih, Icel. sl?gr, for sl?gr; akin to Sw. slug, Dan. slu, LG. slou, G. schlau; probably to E. slay, v.t.; cf. G. verschlagen sly. See {Slay}, v. t., and cf.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Slier — Sly Sly, a. [Compar. {Slier}or {Slyer}; superl. {Sliest} or {Slyest}.] [OE. sli, slegh, sleih, Icel. sl?gr, for sl?gr; akin to Sw. slug, Dan. slu, LG. slou, G. schlau; probably to E. slay, v.t.; cf. G. verschlagen sly. See {Slay}, v. t., and cf.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Sliest — Sly Sly, a. [Compar. {Slier}or {Slyer}; superl. {Sliest} or {Slyest}.] [OE. sli, slegh, sleih, Icel. sl?gr, for sl?gr; akin to Sw. slug, Dan. slu, LG. slou, G. schlau; probably to E. slay, v.t.; cf. G. verschlagen sly. See {Slay}, v. t., and cf.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Sly — Sly, a. [Compar. {Slier}or {Slyer}; superl. {Sliest} or {Slyest}.] [OE. sli, slegh, sleih, Icel. sl?gr, for sl?gr; akin to Sw. slug, Dan. slu, LG. slou, G. schlau; probably to E. slay, v.t.; cf. G. verschlagen sly. See {Slay}, v. t., and cf.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Sly goose — Sly Sly, a. [Compar. {Slier}or {Slyer}; superl. {Sliest} or {Slyest}.] [OE. sli, slegh, sleih, Icel. sl?gr, for sl?gr; akin to Sw. slug, Dan. slu, LG. slou, G. schlau; probably to E. slay, v.t.; cf. G. verschlagen sly. See {Slay}, v. t., and cf.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Slyer — Sly Sly, a. [Compar. {Slier}or {Slyer}; superl. {Sliest} or {Slyest}.] [OE. sli, slegh, sleih, Icel. sl?gr, for sl?gr; akin to Sw. slug, Dan. slu, LG. slou, G. schlau; probably to E. slay, v.t.; cf. G. verschlagen sly. See {Slay}, v. t., and cf.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English


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