index artful, collusive, deceptive, delusive, devious, disingenuous, fraudulent, insidious, machiavellian, politic, sly, subtle (insidious), surreptitious

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  • Wily — Wil y, a. [Compar. {Wilier}; superl. {Wiliest}.] [From {Wile}.] Full of wiles, tricks, or stratagems; using craft or stratagem to accomplish a purpose; mischievously artful; subtle. Wily and wise. Chaucer. The wily snake. Milton. [1913 Webster]… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Wily — Wily in Hieroglyphen …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Wily — (böhm. Myth.), eine der Hekate entsprechende Gottheit …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • wily — c.1300; see WILE (Cf. wile) …   Etymology dictionary

  • wily — *sly, cunning, crafty, tricky, foxy, insidious, guileful, artful Analogous words: astute, sagacious, *shrewd: deceitful, cunning (see corresponding nouns at DECEIT) …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • wily — [adj] crafty, clever arch, artful, astute, cagey, crazy like a fox*, crooked, cunning, deceitful, deceptive, deep, designing, foxy, greasy*, guileful, insidious, intriguing, knowing, sagacious, scheming, sharp, shifty, shrewd, slick*, slippery*,… …   New thesaurus

  • wily — ► ADJECTIVE (wilier, wiliest) ▪ skilled at gaining an advantage, especially deceitfully. DERIVATIVES wiliness noun …   English terms dictionary

  • wily — [wī′lē] adj. wilier, wiliest full of wiles; crafty; sly SYN. SLY …   English World dictionary

  • Wily — [ thumb|100|Promotional image featuring Wile E. Coyote] Wily is a text editor created by Gary Capell for Unix computer systems. It is based on Acme, the mouse centric editing environment for the Plan 9 operating system. Wily is one of the few… …   Wikipedia

  • wily — adj. wily of (that was wily of him) * * * [ waɪlɪ] wily of (that was wily of him) …   Combinatory dictionary

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