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wily

adjective \ˈwī-lē\

: full of clever tricks : very clever

wil·i·erwil·i·est

Full Definition of WILY

:  full of wiles :  crafty <a wily negotiator>
wil·i·ly \-lə-lē\ adverb
wil·i·ness \-lē-nəs\ noun

Examples of WILY

  1. She turned out to be a wily negotiator.
  2. <a wily judge of character, she takes advantage of car buyers' insecurities to sell them a bigger machine than they really need>

First Known Use of WILY

14th century

Rhymes with WILY

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