A trick or stratagem practiced for insnaring or deception; a sly, insidious; artifice; a beguilement; an allurement.
- A stratagem or trick intended to deceive or ensnare.
- A disarming or seductive manner, device, or procedure: the wiles of a skilled negotiator.
- Trickery; cunning.
- To influence or lead by means of wiles; entice.
- To pass (time) agreeably: wile away a Sunday afternoon.