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    wily - Dictionary definition and meaning for word wily

    (adj) marked by skill in deception
    Synonyms : crafty , cunning , dodgy , foxy , guileful , knavish , slick , sly , tricksy , tricky
    Example Sentence
    • cunning men often pass for wise
    • deep political machinations
    • a foxy scheme
    • a slick evasive answer
    • sly as a fox
    • tricky Dick
    • a wily old attorney
   Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for wily

wily - வில்லி... in tamil...villy means villain, artful, cunning

sounds like willy which means someone who wants to fulfill his will by any means. He has to be clever to do so.

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Wiley Coyote tried to trick Road Runner. (cartoon)

WILY=WILling to trick people what anyone wants to have

WILLY(a lot of will)...WILY people are cunning

Pronounced opposite..it is 'evil'

its look lilly .lilly is crafty,artfull girl

wily is like witty witty ppl can be crafty, artful, cunning

sounds like silly(meaning foolish and dumb): so wily is the opposite of silly meaning artful and cunning.

wil+y : one who has a wil and can do anything to complete his wil, WILY

i will memorise it as WILLY as BILLY, as when billy mkes amew sound ,its very CUNNING to me.

Wily and slily, both are similar and they mean, cunning.

it sounds like willy of willy wonka movie , in which he decepts people

wily( vie + lily ) : he vies but puts lily flower in ear... cunning

wily = (West Indies) + lying.west indies bowlers are always using tricky method to fool the opposition batsman.

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