- Opposite words for wily:
- artless, forthright, unpretentious, public, impressionable, outspoken, undesigning, unforced, unconcealed, honest, guileless, trustful, ingenuous, unaffected, innocent, unstudied, candid, natural, unvarnished, frank, unpretending, obvious, trusting, simpleminded, real, unworldly, plainspoken, patent, unsophisticated, childlike, aboveboard, direct, open, plain, sincere, straightforward, simple.
- Usage samples:
100." " That is too much," was the wily astrologer's reply.
"Tales of Bengal",S. B. Banerjea.
The idea of winter work did not appeal to the wily Sing, but as it was " work" or " get out," he relented.
"The Spoilers of the Valley",Robert Watson.
The Prince of Wales said:- " Mr. Hamond, Ladies, and Gentlemen,- I can assure you that no present which has been offered for our acceptance has been received by us with more pleasure than the one which you have given us to- day-- a model of the wily animal that we are all to fond of following.
"Speeches and Addresses of H. R. H. the Prince of Wales: 1863-1888",Edward VII.
Suppose, thought I, some wily legacy hunter should dispatch an agent to Africa and catch us in our lie?
"The Satyricon, Complete",Petronius Arbiter.
- 100." " That is too much," was the wily astrologer's reply.