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English definition of “wily”

wily

adjective uk   /ˈwaɪ.li/ us  
(of a person) clever, having a very good understanding of situations, possibilities, and people, and often willing to use tricks to achieve an aim: a wily politician
See also
Sly and deviousWise and sensible
(Definition of wily from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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