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ลองค้นหาคำในรูปแบบอื่นๆ เพื่อให้ได้ผลลัพธ์มากขึ้นหรือน้อยลง: -on the sly-, *on the sly*.
English-Thai: NECTEC's Lexitron-2 Dictionary [with local updates]
on the sly    [IDM] อย่างแอบซุ่ม, See also: อย่างแอบๆ

Thai-English-French: Volubilis Dictionary 1.0
แอบ[adj.] (aēp) EN: stealthily ; furtively ; on the sly ; secretly   FR: en douce ; discrètement ; furtivement
ลอบ[adv.] (løp) EN: furtively ; secretly ; on the sly ; stealthily   FR: en cachette ; clandestinement ; secrètement ; furtivement ; sournoisement
งุบงิบ[adv.] (ngup-ngip) EN: hush-hush ; on the sly ; in secret ; surreptituously   FR: en cachette ; en secret

Japanese-English: EDICT Dictionary
隠し食い[かくしぐい, kakushigui] (n) eating on the sly [Add to Longdo]
人目を掠めて[ひとめをかすめて, hitomewokasumete] (exp) on the sly; by stealth [Add to Longdo]

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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

  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. {Sleight}.]
     1. Dexterous in performing an action, so as to escape notice;
        nimble; skillful; cautious; shrewd; knowing; -- in a good
        sense.
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              Be ye sly as serpents, and simple as doves. --Wyclif
                                                    (Matt. x. 16).
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              Whom graver age
              And long experience hath made wise and sly.
                                                    --Fairfax.
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     2. Artfully cunning; secretly mischievous; wily.
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              For my sly wiles and subtle craftiness,
              The litle of the kingdom I possess.   --Spenser.
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     3. Done with, and marked by, artful and dexterous secrecy;
        subtle; as, a sly trick.
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              Envy works in a sly and imperceptible manner. --I.
                                                    Watts.
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     4. Light or delicate; slight; thin. [Obs.]
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     {By the sly}, or {On the sly}, in a sly or secret manner.
        [Colloq.] "Gazed on Hetty's charms by the sly." --G.
        Eliot.
  
     {Sly goose} (Zool.), the common sheldrake; -- so named from
        its craftiness.
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     Syn: Cunning; crafty; subtile; wily. See {Cunning}.
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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:

  on the sly
      adv 1: in a furtive manner; "the soldiers were furtively
             crawling through the night" [syn: {furtively}, {on the
             sly}]

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