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Definition of "crafty" []

  • Skilled in or marked by underhandedness, deviousness, or deception. (adjective)
  • Chiefly British Skillful; dexterous. (adjective)
  • Skilled in deception; shrewd; cunning (adjective)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

  • Skilful (adjective)

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Use "crafty" in a sentence
  • "Characters often impress readers by solving problems in crafty and unexpected ways."
  • "Oh ... and buy that 6 flat on the block, duplex both sides and turn the first floor into offices and a studio for a certain crafty chick."
  • "It's too bad that Su used the word crafty to attack Hsieh."