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Princeton's WordNet

  1. trickery, chicanery, chicane, guile, wile, shenanigan(noun)

    the use of tricks to deceive someone (usually to extract money from them)

Wiktionary

  1. wile(Noun)

    A trick or stratagem practiced for ensnaring or deception; a sly, insidious artifice

    He was seduced by her wiles.

  2. wile(Verb)

    To entice or lure

  3. wile(Verb)

    , "to pass the time".

    Here's a pleasant way to wile away the hours.

  4. Wile(ProperNoun)

    transferred from the surname.

  5. Origin: wile, an occupational surname for a trapper or a nickname for a wily person.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Wile(noun)

    a trick or stratagem practiced for insnaring or deception; a sly, insidious; artifice; a beguilement; an allurement

  2. Wile(verb)

    to practice artifice upon; to deceive; to beguile; to allure

  3. Wile(verb)

    to draw or turn away, as by diversion; to while or while away; to cause to pass pleasantly

  4. Origin: [OE. wile, AS. wl; cf. Icel. vl, vl. Cf. Guile.]

Freebase

  1. WILE

    WILE is a radio station broadcasting a Sports radio format. Licensed to Cambridge, Ohio, USA. The station is currently owned by Avc Communications and features programing from ESPN Radio and Fox News Radio. Programming is simulcast on an FM translator broadcasting at 107.9 FM.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Wile

    wīl, n. a trick: a sly artifice.—v.t. to beguile, inveigle: coax, cajole: to make to pass easily or pleasantly (confused with while).—adj. Wile′ful, full of wiles. [A.S. wíl, wíle; Ice. vél, væl, a trick. Doublet guile.]

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of WILE in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of WILE in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Glenn Thrush:

    No one — not the bullpen of the New York Mets, not the French army, not Wile E. Coyote, not even Al Gore — is better at squandering a commanding lead than the Queen of Coasting, Hillary Rodham Clinton. And nobody is better at handing her adversaries talking points to undermine trust, on emails, on the Clinton Foundation, on her own refusal to do something as simple as talking to the reporters who cover her every day.

  2. Mark Twain, "A Plan for the Improvement of English Spelling":

    For example, in Year 1 that useless letter "c" would be dropped to be replased either by "k" or "s", and likewise "x" would no longer be part of the alphabet. The only kase in which "c" would be retained would be the "ch" formation, which will be dealt with later. Year 2 might reform "w" spelling, so that "which" and "one" would take the same konsonant, wile Year 3 might well abolish "y" replasing it with "i" and Iear 4 might fiks the "g
    j" anomali wonse and for all.

    Jenerally, then, the improvement would kontinue iear bai iear with Iear 5 doing awai with useless double konsonants, and Iears 6-12 or so modifaiing vowlz and the rimeining voist and unvoist konsonants. Bai Iear 15 or sou, it wud fainali bi posibl tu meik ius ov thi ridandant letez "c", "y" and "x" -- bai now jast a memori in the maindz ov ould doderez -- tu riplais "ch", "sh", and "th" rispektivli.

    Fainali, xen, aafte sam 20 iers ov orxogrefkl riform, wi wud
    hev a lojikl, kohirnt speling in ius xrewawt xe Ingliy-spiking werld.

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