The definition of wily is something or someone who is cunning and sly.
Not sharp, certain, or precise in thought, feeling, or expression
(Dial.) Skillful or clever
Sharp-witted; mentally acute; shrewd
Exhibiting courtesy and politeness:
(Informal) Having or showing skill in composition or technique but little depth or literary significance
(Archaic) Keen; piercing; sharp
Providing or allowing relaxation; restful; soothing:
The definition of deft is nimble, skillful or quick.
The definition of clever is being smart or having the skills to do something well.
(Chemistry) Resistant to biodegradation:
The definition of harsh is someone or something unpleasant to the senses or feelings, or someone who is crude or extremely cruel.
Loud and firm; resounding:
Find another word for subtler. In this page you can discover 17 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for subtler, like: wilier, vaguer, slyer, keener, foxier, craftier, nicer, finer, slicker, shrewder and sharper.