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wily

Synonyms of wily in English:

adjective

  • a wily old rascal
    informal tricky, foxy
    British informal fly
    Scottish & Northern English informal pawky
    North American informal heads-up
    South African informal slim
    archaic subtle
    rare vulpine, carny
    [Antonyms] naive, guileless
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