Definition Of wily


skilled at gaining an advantage, especially deceitfully.

his wily opponents

Example Of wily

  • A fiend for organising mega cultural events in college, young Ismail's wiliness and wheedling skills come to the fore in organising mega cultural events in college.

  • And if you've played for several seasons, you'd know not to underestimate the wiliness of the old fogies.

  • As a wily guerilla leader and resistance fighter, he deserves respect.

  • As it turns out, uneducated village communists are no match for wily bourgeois sneakiness.

  • But one person's skulduggery is another's wiliness .

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