Italian translation of 'wily'
Word forms:comparative -ier, superlative -iest
furbo (‑a)he's a wily old devil or bird or fox (informal)
è una vecchia volpe,
è un furbo matricolato or di tre cotte
Example Sentences Including 'wily'
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He became a wily old fox.Kevin Keegan - Black and White (1993)
He's red hot on the form book and is a wily old bird to turn to when I need advice.FRANKIE: The Autobiography of Frankie Dettori (2004)
He's a very wily fox and also a long-time player.Times, Sunday Times (2009)
The wily City veteran is rarely caught on the wrong side of a trade.Times, Sunday Times (2014)
He is a wily politician, skilled at exploiting nationalist feeling.Times, Sunday Times (2009)
The wily old fox must team up with other animals in the forest to rescue his captured son and save the day.The Sun (2010)
But Ancelotti is a wily old fox.The Sun (2014)
But he's a wily old shark.The Sun (2014)
But the wily old fox has since masterminded an incredible run of 11 games without defeat.The Sun (2016)
Having wily old pros can be a big plus on tense nights like these.Times, Sunday Times (2011)
He might have been a 33-year-old veteran but the wily Aussie was still a quality performer.Times, Sunday Times (2015)
He's a wily old fox who loves attacking football.The Sun (2012)
It came and went and, from being old and wily, he began to look simply old.Times, Sunday Times (2014)
So this is a wily old fox who is more than capable of getting something in place to beat us, for sure.Times, Sunday Times (2015)
The wily old Fox Has caused all manner of shocks.The Sun (2015)
He said: 'This is a wily old fox.The Sun (2015)
Neither will become a wily old pro.Times, Sunday Times (2007)
The wily old fox could well pull it off and have us all enthused about the show again.The Sun (2014)
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Used Occasionally. wily is one of the 30000 most commonly used words in the Collins dictionary
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British English: wily ADJECTIVE
If you describe someone or their behaviour as wily, you mean that they are clever at achieving what they want, especially by tricking people.
This is a wily politician.
Translation of wily from the Collins English to Italian Dictionary