wily

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wily(
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An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (general)
a. astuto
The wily negotiator conned me out of thousands of dollars.El astuto negociador me estafó y perdí miles de dólares.
b. taimado
Andrew is really nice in his normal life, but he is downright wily when it comes to sports.Andrew es muy amable en la vida normal, pero es realmente taimado en los deportes.
c. artero
The wily student talked her way out of detention.La estudiante artera convenció a los profes de que no la castigaran.
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wily
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (general)
a. astuto(a), taimado(a)
Copyright © 2006 Harrap Publishers Limited
wily [ˈwaɪlɪ]
adjective
wilier (comparative)wiliest (superlative) astuto; taimado
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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