Wily is text editor for Unix. It uses the X Window System to give you an editor that lets you do lots of things with the mouse and keyboard. It has no graphic aspects, but uses text and the mouse to the utmost. It is a clone of the Acme editor from the Plan 9 operating system.

Wil"y (?), a. [Compar. Wilier (?); superl. Wiliest.] [From Wile.]

Full of wiles, tricks, or stratagems; using craft or stratagem to accomplish a purpose; mischievously artful; subtle.

"Wily and wise." Chaucer. "The wily snake."


This false, wily, doubling disposition of mind. South.

Syn. -- Cunning; artful; sly; crafty. See Cunning.


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