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Wordnet 3.0

NOUN (1)

1. adroitness in using the hands;
[syn: dexterity, manual dexterity, sleight]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Sleight \Sleight\, n. [OE. sleighte, sleihte, sleithe, Icel. sl?g? (for sl?g?) slyness, cunning, fr. sl?gr (for sl?gr) sly, cunning. See Sly.] 1. Cunning; craft; artful practice. [Obs.] "His sleight and his covin." --Chaucer. [1913 Webster] 2. An artful trick; sly artifice; a feat so dexterous that the manner of performance escapes observation. [1913 Webster] The world hath many subtle sleights. --Latimer. [1913 Webster] 3. Dexterous practice; dexterity; skill. --Chaucer. "The juggler's sleight." --Hudibras. [1913 Webster] Sleight of hand, legerdemain; prestidigitation. [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

sleight n 1: adroitness in using the hands [syn: dexterity, manual dexterity, sleight]
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:

84 Moby Thesaurus words for "sleight": adroitness, art, artful dodge, artifice, bag of tricks, blind, bluff, bosey, catch, chicane, chicanery, chouse, collusion, connivance, connivery, conspiracy, contrivance, coup, covin, craft, curve, curve-ball, cute trick, deceit, deftness, design, device, dexterity, dexterousness, dirty deal, dirty trick, dodge, dodgery, expedient, fakement, fast deal, feint, fetch, ficelle, foul play, gambit, game, gimmick, googly, grift, hocus-pocus, intrigue, joker, juggle, jugglery, knavery, little game, machination, maneuver, move, pass, pettifoggery, pettifogging, play, plot, ploy, prowess, racket, readiness, red herring, ruse, scheme, scurvy trick, sharp practice, shift, skill, skulduggery, sleight of hand, sleight-of-hand trick, stratagem, strategy, subterfuge, supercherie, tactic, trick, trickery, underhand dealing, wile, wily device