[ UK /wˈa‍ɪl/ ]
[ US /ˈwaɪɫ/ ]
NOUN
  1. the use of tricks to deceive someone (usually to extract money from them)
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How To Use wile In A Sentence

  • Edgar Hoover from the rear of the Director’s house in northwest Washington and this is what people remembered, what I remembered when I first reheard the name Jesse Detwiler. Underworld
  • The story of Fermat's Last Theorem, the centuries spent trying to find a proof and Professor - now Sir - Andrew Wiles's final victory, is recounted in a book by Simon Singh , a physicist and author also famous for his battle to change the libel laws after he was sued for calling pseudoscientific medical treatments "bogus" . Telegraph.co.uk - Telegraph online, Daily Telegraph and Sunday Telegraph
  • The 'work hard, get good grades and go to college to get a job' mantra is dead," says twenty-something self-confessed hustler Scott Gerber, author of Never Get a "Real" Job: How To Dump Your Boss, Build a Business and Not Go Broke (Wiley, December 2010). Emily Bennington: 'Entitled' to What, Being Unemployed?
  • Wiley kittens can almost always outlast Navy Seals with sledgehammers. Matthew Yglesias » The Think Tank Industrial Complex
  • Shorter pooter: “I love wars and the tax cuts that pay for them.” wiley Says: Matthew Yglesias » Ungovernable
  • But after a wile you get tired of being worried about kids who aren't even yours.
  • There're a wile lot of people like that in Ballymoney.
  • We wouldn't want anything glamorous, just basics such as a hot drinks dispenser during winter, a small TV to wile away the hours, comfy sofas, a small toilet and maybe a crèche for the little ones.
  • ‘Venice is like eating an entire box of chocolate liqueurs in one go,’ said Truman Capote and suddenly we knew it was time to leave the feminine wiles of this ancient city with its masks and mystery.
  • Probable: S Donovin Darius (knee), DT Montavious Stanley (knee), DE Marcellus Wiley (groin). NFL grid: Week 8
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