Definition of ARTFUL

showing a noteworthy use of the imagination and creativity especially in inventing <that kitchen gadget is an artful tool for extracting cherry pits>
accomplished with trained ability <that was an artful way to handle a very delicate situation>
Synonyms adroit, artful, bravura, deft, delicate, dexterous (also dextrous), expert, masterful, masterly, practiced (also practised), virtuoso, workmanlike

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