wily Meaning in the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary
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Meaning of “wily” - Learner’s Dictionary

wily

adjective
 
 
/ˈwaɪli/
good at getting what you want, especially by deceiving peopleSly and devious
Translations of “wily”
in Vietnamese xảo trá…
in Spanish astuto…
in Thai เต็มไปด้วยเล่ห์…
in Malaysian licik…
in French rusé…
in German gerissen…
in Chinese (Traditional) (人)狡猾的,詭計多端的…
in Indonesian licik…
in Russian хитрый…
in Turkish kurnaz, cin fikirli, şeytan…
in Chinese (Simplified) (人)狡猾的,诡计多端的…
in Polish sprytny, przebiegły…
(Definition of wily from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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