how to pronounce sleight


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sleight is pronounced in one syllable

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An example use of sleight in a speech by a native speaker of american english:

“… your deft little sleight of hand …”

meanings of sleight


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


  1. A surname​.

sleight frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word sleight occurs in english on average 0.5 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2+ level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

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