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
Recent Examples of crafty from the Web
Opponents batted .109 for the year against the crafty southpaw whose fastball has surpassed 90 miles per hour.
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The Rest of the World To compete readily, Tictail will need to make its niche clear, positioning itself as less crafty than Etsy, but more unique than, say, Amazon or Shopify.
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Origin and Etymology of crafty
First Known Use: before 12th century
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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