The definition of an artifice is a skill or craft that is clever but often manipulative or tricky.
Lack of direction or purpose
Skill in doing or making something, as in the arts; proficiency.
The use of clever but tricky talk or action to deceive, evade, etc., as in legal dealings
A trick or stratagem.
A dishonest act or statement; fraud, lie, etc.
The practice or use of tricks; deception by stratagem.
Find another word for craftiness. In this page you can discover 24 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for craftiness, like: artfulness, artifice, indirection, dissimulation, craft, foxiness, chicanery, guile, slyness, wiliness and deviousness.