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CRAFTY (craftier, craftiest)

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does crafty mean? 

CRAFTY (adjective)
  The adjective CRAFTY has 1 sense:

1. marked by skill in deception

  Familiarity information: CRAFTY used as an adjective is very rare.

 Dictionary entry details 

CRAFTY (adjective)

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Marked by skill in deception


crafty; tricksy; sly; knavish; guileful; foxy; wily; dodgy; cunning; tricky; slick

Context examples:

cunning men often pass for wise / deep political machinations / a foxy scheme / a slick evasive answer / sly as a fox / tricky Dick / a wily old attorney


artful (marked by skill in achieving a desired end especially with cunning or craft)

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