Wily meaning

wīlē
The definition of wily is something or someone who is cunning and sly.

An example of wily is a bank robber whose picture never gets caught on a surveillance camera.

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Full of wiles; cunning.
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Full of wiles; crafty; sly.
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Horatio's new girlfriend is a wily coquette and poor Horatio is too smitten to see it.

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Origin of wily

  • From wile (“ruse, trick") + -y

    From Wiktionary