sleight

EnglishEdit

PronunciationEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse slœgð (cunning), from slœgr (sly).

NounEdit

sleight (plural sleights)

  1. Cunning; craft; artful practice.
  2. An artful trick; sly artifice; a feat so dexterous that the manner of performance escapes observation.
  3. Dexterous practice; dexterity; skill.

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