Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • adj. Full of wiles; cunning.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. sly, cunning, full of tricks

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Full of wiles, tricks, or stratagems; using craft or stratagem to accomplish a purpose; mischievously artful; subtle.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Full of wiles; subtle; cunning; crafty; sly.
  • Synonyms Cunning, Artful, Sly, etc. (see cunning), designing, deceitful, foxy, diplomatic, delusive, insidious.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. marked by skill in deception

Etymologies

From wile ("ruse, trick") + -y (Wiktionary)

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