adjective, war·i·er, war·i·est.
- warts and all,
- warty dyskeratoma,
- wasatch range,
Origin of wary
Examples from the Web for wariest
It was dark, dark as the secret chamber into which I now stole with the lightest and wariest of steps.The Forsaken Inn|Anna Katharine Green
In their wild state they are the wariest and most cunning of all the denizens of the forest.The Pearl of India|Maturin M. Ballou
He moved towards the door, and placed himself at one side of it in an attitude of the wariest attention.The Works of Robert Louis Stevenson - Swanston Edition Vol. 4 (of 25)|Robert Louis Stevenson
Even the wariest of Indians in such desolate weather might fail to keep a watch.The Scouts of the Valley|Joseph A. Altsheler
Could the wariest statesman have better parried that question?Joan of Arc|Ronald Sutherland Gower
adjective warier or wariest
Word Origin for wary
1550s, from Old English wær "prudent, aware, alert, wary," from Proto-Germanic *waraz (cf. Old Norse varr "attentive," Gothic wars "cautious," Old Saxon giwar, Middle Dutch gheware, Old High German giwar, German gewahr "aware"), from PIE root *wer- "to cover" (see weir). Related: Warily; wariness.