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Wily synonyms
wī'lē
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Relating to, or characterized by, craft or skill; dexterous.
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  1. Relating to, or characterized by, craft or skill; dexterous.
  2. Skillful at deceiving others; characterized by craft; cunning; wily.
  3. Subtly deceitful; sly; cunning; artful
  1. Dishonest; deceitful
  2. Of or like a sneak; underhanded
  3. Difficult to catch due to constantly outwitting the adversaries
Attractive or pretty in a delicate way; cute
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  1. Attractive or pretty in a delicate way; cute
  2. (Now Rare) Skillful or clever
  3. Skillful in deception; sly; crafty
Done with, using, or showing much art or skill
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  1. Done with, using, or showing much art or skill
  2. Skillful in accomplishing a purpose, especially by the use of cunning or craft.
  3. Sly or cunning; crafty
Skilled in or marked by underhandedness, deviousness, or deception.
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  1. Skilled in or marked by underhandedness, deviousness, or deception.
  2. Subtly deceitful; sly; cunning; artful
  3. Skillful at deceiving others; characterized by craft; cunning; wily.
(Now Rare) Skillful or clever
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  1. (Now Rare) Skillful or clever
  2. Attractive or pretty in a delicate way; cute
  3. Skillful in deception; sly; crafty
Having the reddish-brown color of a fox
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  1. Having the reddish-brown color of a fox
  2. Foxlike; crafty; wily; sly
  3. (Slang) Attractive, stylish, etc.; specif., sexually attractive
Full of guile; deceitfully or treacherously cunning.
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  1. Full of guile; deceitfully or treacherously cunning.
(Pejorative) Tending to scheme.
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  1. (Pejorative) Tending to scheme.
  2. Given to forming schemes or plots; crafty, tricky, deceitful, etc.
Abrupt or acute:
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  1. Abrupt or acute:
  2. Strongly affecting the senses of smell and taste:
  3. Fierce or impetuous; violent:
Playfully mischievous:
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  1. Playfully mischievous:
  2. (Dial.) Skillful or clever
  3. Skillful at trickery or deceit; crafty; wily
Hard to deal with, complicated
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  1. Hard to deal with, complicated
  2. Like a trick in deceptiveness or intricacy
  3. Requiring caution or skill:
Find another word for wily. In this page you can discover 16 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for wily, like: crafty, sneaky, cunning, sly, artful, crafty, cunning, foxy, guileful, scheming and sharp.