never the wiser

Definition of never the wiser

  1. —used to describe someone who is not at all aware of something that has happened I left work early, and my boss was never the wiser.

Word by Word Definitions

neverplay
  1. :  not ever :  at no time

    :  not in any degree :  not under any condition

wiseplay wiser
  1. :  manner, way

  1. :  characterized by wisdom :  marked by deep understanding, keen discernment, and a capacity for sound judgment

    :  exercising or showing sound judgment :  prudent

    :  evidencing or hinting at the possession of inside information :  knowing

  1. :  to give instruction or information to :  teach

    :  to become informed or knowledgeable :  learn

  1. :  direct, guide

    :  advise, persuade

    :  to divert or impel in a given direction :  send


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