Examples of wily in a Sentence
She turned out to be a wily negotiator.
a wily judge of character, she takes advantage of car buyers' insecurities to sell them a bigger machine than they really need
Recent Examples of wily from the Web
At 27 years old, Stanton is the wily vet of this group, competing in his third Derby with 67 Derby dingers to his name, last year’s gaudy total plus six from 2014.
On the other side is Kim Jong Un – a man whom Western analysts alternately describe as both crazy and wily.
The July 24, 1997, Lilith Fair in Hartford, Connecticut, was sold out, but using the services of some wily scalpers, my heroic mother acquired four tickets.
The president has been provided with a psychological profile of Putin, a wily KGB veteran with years of experience meeting foreign leaders.
The WRX is a wily runner but a little heavy at 3,322 pounds, at least when compared to the front-drive competition of the Ford Focus ST, Honda Civic Si and VW Golf GTI.
TNT's breakout drama Animal Kingdom is back for Season 2, with the wily, raucous Cody family returning for more hijinks and crime.
Boogers or avocado mashed into your shins by a wily toddler?
And then there’s Miles Teller, an actor of some renown who has just proved himself as wily and cunning a legalist as there might be.
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Definition of wily for English Language Learners
: full of clever tricks : very clever
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