- guile used 11 times.
- Included in Eastons: No
- Included in Hitchcocks: No
- Included in Naves: Yes
- Included in Smiths: No
- Included in Websters: Yes
- Included in Strongs: Yes
- Included in Thayers: Yes
- Included in BDB: Yes
GUILE, noun gile. Craft; cunning; artifice; duplicity; deceit; usually in a bad sense.
We may, with more successful hope, resolve
To wage by force or guile eternal war.
Behold an Israelite indeed, in whom is no guile John 1:47.
GUILE, verb transitive To disguise craftily.
GUILEFUL, adjective Cunning; drafty; artful; wily; deceitful; insidious; as a guileful person.
1. Treacherous; deceitful.
2. Intended to deceive; as guileful words.
GUILEFULLY, adverb Artfully; insidiously; treacherously.
GUILEFULNESS, noun Deceit, secret treachery.
GUILELESSNESS,noun Simplicity; freedom from guile.
GUILER,noun One who betrays into danger by insidious arts. [Not used.]