Share this entry

wily

Synonyms of wily in English:

adjective

  • a wily old rascal
    informaltricky, foxy
    British informalfly
    Scottish & Northern English informalpawky
    North American informalheads-up
    South African informalslim
    archaicsubtle
    [Antonyms] naive, guileless
  • Definition of wily in:

    Share this entry

     

    What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

    Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.

    Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

    Subscribe to remove adverts and access premium resources