Definition of crafty
craftilyplay \ˈkraf-tə-lē\ adverb
craftinessplay \ˈkraf-tē-nəs\ noun
Examples of crafty in a Sentence
a crafty real estate broker who got people to sell their property at bargain prices
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Garden Spinner Craft ENFIELD — Crafty Wednesday at the Enfield Public Library, 104 Middle Road, at 10 a.m. Wednesday, July 12, features a shimmering garden spinner using recycled CDs, glitter and more.
Joe Graziano, senior, Lake Central, pitcher: The crafty lefty, a Butler recruit, finished 6-4 with a 2.11 ERA in 59 2/3 innings.
Like her inventive use of pantry space, her style of cooking at home is very crafty, the exact opposite of the make-a-big-batch-for-the-whole-week approach (who actually likes doing that?).
Etsy The crafty company finds that having dogs on site encourages creativity and communication, two keys to its success.
Ian Piet, Lincoln-Way East, junior, outside hitter: The leading attacker for the state runner-up, Piet recorded 337 kills with a heavy swing and crafty all-around game.
The underfunded but always crafty Kiwis, the hard-luck losers in the 2013 America’s Cup, began secretly working on the cycling system three years ago in Auckland.
On Dorsey: Dorsey’s crafty scoring and ball-handling makes sense for the Pacers here.
A crafty Swift fan (who goes by Scottish Swiftie on Tumblr) noticed that the cover of Tay's multiplatinum album 1989 appears in the background of a shot in 13 Reasons Why's tenth episode (Sheri's tape).
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Synonym Discussion of crafty
CRAFTY Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of crafty for English Language Learners
: clever in usually a deceptive or dishonest way
CRAFTY Defined for Kids
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