MEANING: noun: Someone who is clever or crafty in a playful or engaging way.

From sly (cunning), from Old Norse sloegr (cunning) + boots (fellow), as in lazyboots. Earliest documented use: 1699.

SLYBOOTH - the cubicle on the Midway where the slyboots plies his trade (and charges you for it, no less)

SLYBOATS - Pirates of the Caribbean

SLYBOTS - clever little computer subroutines that sniff around the net without letting you know they're there...