adjective, wilier, wiliest.
full of, marked by, or proceeding from wiles; crafty; cunning.

1250–1300; Middle English; see wile, -y1

wilily, adverb
wiliness, noun
overwily, adjective
unwily, adjective

artful, sly, designing, intriguing, tricky, foxy, deceitful, treacherous.

straightforward, open.
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wily (ˈwaɪlɪ)
adj , wilier, wiliest
characterized by or proceeding from wiles; sly or crafty

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Word Origin & History

c.1300; see wile.
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Example sentences
He has nevertheless been a clever, strong and wily leader.
The dEcor is trendy and clever, but the food doesn't hide behind wily frills.
The culprit may very well be something I ate or some wily virus.
He's also a wily, dedicated professional who takes no prisoners.
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