See also: wiły

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Middle English wily, wiley, wyly; equivalent to wile +‎ -y.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /waɪ.li/
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  • Rhymes: -aɪli
  • Homophone: Wylie
  • Hyphenation: wi‧ly

AdjectiveEdit

wily (comparative wilier or more wily, superlative wiliest or most wily)

  1. Sly, cunning, full of tricks
    Horatio's new girlfriend is a wily coquette and poor Horatio is too smitten to see it.

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