Skill or dexterity.
A clever or skillful trick or deception; an artifice or stratagem.
Cunning or craft used in deceiving.
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“gÃ° (“cunning"), from slÅ“gr (“sly").