wily

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wi·ly

 (wī′lē)
adj. wi·li·er, wi·li·est
Full of wiles; cunning.

wil′i·ly adv.
wil′i·ness n.

wily

(ˈwaɪlɪ)
adj, wilier or wiliest
characterized by or proceeding from wiles; sly or crafty
ˈwiliness n

wil•y

(ˈwaɪ li)

adj. wil•i•er, wil•i•est.
full of, marked by, or proceeding from wiles; crafty; cunning.
[1250–1300]
wil′i•ness, n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.wily - marked by skill in deception; "cunning men often pass for wise"; "deep political machinations"; "a foxy scheme"; "a slick evasive answer"; "sly as a fox"; "tricky Dick"; "a wily old attorney"
artful - marked by skill in achieving a desired end especially with cunning or craft; "the artful dodger"; "an artful choice of metaphors"

wily

wily

adjective
Deceitfully clever:
Translations
ماكِر، مُراوِغ
snu
slægur, slunginn
blēdīgsviltīgs

wily

[ˈwaɪlɪ] ADJ (wilier (compar) (wiliest (superl))) → astuto, taimado

wily

[ˈwaɪli] adjrusé(e)

wily

adj (+er)listig, schlau, hinterlistig (pej)

wily

[ˈwaɪlɪ] adj (-ier (comp) (-iest (superl))) → astuto/a, furbo/a
he's a wily old devil or bird or fox (fam) → è una vecchia volpe, è un furbo matricolato or di tre cotte

wily

(ˈwaili) adjective
crafty, cunning, sly etc. a wily old fox; He is too wily for the police to catch him.
ˈwiliness noun
References in classic literature ?
They repeated the words after me again and again, but without giving any peculiar emphasis to either, so that I was completely at a loss to understand them; for a couple of wilier young things than we afterwards found them to have been on this particular occasion never probably fell in any traveller's way.
The other teams in the fray are Astana Pro Team, Aqua Blue Sport, Bahrain-Merida, BMC Racing Team, Cofidis Solutions Credits, Mitchelton-Bikeexchange, Quick-Step Floors, Rally Cycling, Team Lotto NL-Jumbo, Team Novo Nordisk, Trek-Segafredo, UAE National Team, UAE Team Emirates and Wilier Triestina-Selle Italia.
Wilier has continued the tradition, and sees the service as an important expression of grief.
Susie Von Wilier Linford is the corporate chef and managing member for Alaska Coastal Catering; she says, "We pride ourselves on creating specialty menus designed with the clients' dietary requirements in mind.
However, while the land farmed according to organic principles has more than tripled since the turn of the millennium (11 million hectare in 1999; Wilier, Lernoud, and Kilcher 2013), organic farming is still practiced on less than 1% of the world's agricultural land.
For example, Linn, Allen, and Wilier (1994) compared 60 persons with TBI and their spouses on self-reported measures of motor, cognitive, sensory, and behavioral function as well as depression and anxiety.
For "Overlooked," Marina Wilier and her team scoured London's streets to find the most ornate and unique manhole covers--or "coal holes," as they're called in Britain.
Yet the Atlantic Seaboard city brings him hours closer to his family, who he visits once a year--and closer to the places where his mentors shaped him: Hotel Martinez La Palme d'Or in Cannes under Chef Christian Wilier (who recently passed away); Paris where he worked at Alain Dutournier's two-star Basque-influenced Carre des Feuillants; Restaurant Le Laurent under Philippe Braun, and Taillevant under Michel del Burgo.
Wilier H, Kilcher L (Eds) (2012) 'The world of organic agriculture: statistics and emerging trends 2012.
In some ways, it was a mixed blessing, because it did allow us to really vet the design through a protracted design process," says Brian Wilier, a former architect with ESa.
There are many reasons for no meaningful truce to come out of Kerry's "diplomatic engineering" in a game with a wilier Lavrov.
Alfredo Enrique Oyola-Garcia [1], (a), Wilier David Chanduvi-Puicon [2], (b), Melisa Pamela Quispe-Ilanzo [1], (c)