wile: Meaning and Definition of
Pronunciation: (wīl), [key]
— n., v., wiled, wil•ing.
- a trick, artifice, or stratagem meant to fool, trap, or entice; device.
- artful or beguiling behavior.
- deceitful cunning; trickery.
- to beguile, entice, or lure (usually fol. by away, from, into, etc.): The music wiled him from his study.
- to spend or pass (time), esp. in a leisurely or pleasurable fashion: to wile away the long winter nights.
- wile (Thesaurus)