Definition of wily adjective from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//ˈwaɪli//
; NAmE NAmE//ˈwaɪli//
(wilier, wiliest) Clever
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clever at getting what you want, and willing to trick people synonym cunning The boss is a wily old fox. He was outwitted by his wily opponent. See related entries: Clever
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: wily