Sleight Definition

slīt
noun
Cunning or craft used in deceiving.
Webster's New World
Skill or dexterity.
Webster's New World
A clever or skillful trick or deception; an artifice or stratagem.
American Heritage

Other Word Forms of Sleight

Noun

Singular:
sleight
Plural:
sleights

Origin of Sleight

  • Middle English alteration of sleahthe from Old Norse slœgdh from slœgr sly

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From Old Norse slÅ“gð (“cunning"), from slÅ“gr (“sly").

    From Wiktionary

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