adjective, wil·i·er, wil·i·est.
Words nearby wily
SYNONYMS FOR wily
OTHER WORDS FROM wilywil·i·ly, adverbwil·i·ness, nouno·ver·wil·y, adjectiveun·wil·y, adjective
Examples from the Web for wiliness
Love had already given strength and wiliness to the countess.Maitre Cornelius|Honore de Balzac
Who knowing their wiliness, saith to them: Why tempt you me?The Bible, Douay-Rheims Version|Various
I will watch with the wiliness of a snake, that I may sting with its venom.Frankenstein|Mary W. Shelley
"What the brethren wanted in strength they had in wiliness," he says.The Beginners of a Nation|Edward Eggleston.
It depends a lot upon the wiliness of the fox he's in pursuit of.The Riddle of the Spinning Wheel|Mary E. Hanshew