adjective \ˈkraf-tē\

: clever in usually a deceptive or dishonest way


Full Definition of CRAFTY

a :  adept in the use of subtlety and cunning
b :  marked by subtlety and guile <a crafty scheme>
craft·i·ly \ˈkraf-tə-lē\ adverb
craft·i·ness \-tē-nəs\ noun

Examples of CRAFTY

  1. <a crafty real estate broker who got people to sell their property at bargain prices>

First Known Use of CRAFTY

before 12th century

Rhymes with CRAFTY


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