Synonyms of wily in English:

wily

adjective

  • a wily old rascal
    shrewd, clever, sharp, sharp-witted, astute, canny, smart; crafty, cunning, artful, sly, scheming, calculating, guileful, disingenuous, devious, Machiavellian; deceitful, deceptive, Janus-faced, dishonest, cheating, double-dealing
    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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