slight of hand vs sleight of hand : Common Errors in English

About slight of hand vs sleight of hand

“Sleight” is an old word meaning “cleverness, skill,” and the properexpression is “sleight of hand.” It’s easy to understand why it’sconfused with “slight’since the two words are pronounced in exactly thesame way.

sleight of hand Meaning(s)

  • (n) manual dexterity in the execution of tricks

slight of hand in News

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