Part of speech:
Disposed to lie, cheat, defraud, or deceive.
Skillful in deception; sly; crafty
The definition of underhanded is sneaky or deceitful.
The definition of evasive is someone or something that is tricky or hard to catch.
(Chiefly British) Skillful; dexterous.
Not straight; bent; curved; askew
Given to or marked by deliberate deceptiveness in behavior or speech.
Not straightforward; circuitous; devious:
Of or resembling a fox.
The definition of shrewd is sharp or intelligent with practical concerns.
The definition of indirect is a person or thing that is not straight, or not direct and honest.
Missing an intended target or recipient:
Of questionable morality or repute:
Deviating from what is considered right or good; wrong, improper, etc. or corrupt, wicked, etc.; specif., sexually perverted
Having the appearance of someone dishonest, criminal or unreliable; such as someone with shifty eyes.
Wicked, evil, or dishonest, esp. in some dark, mysterious way
Not straightforward; devious; crooked
Requiring great skill or care
Full of wiles; cunning.
A complicated or involved process.
The definition of disingenuous is insincere, deceptive or misleading.
Sexually stimulating; salacious:
The definition of oblique is slanted or tilted direction. It also refers to something that is misleading or not straight to the point.
Tending to deceive; apt to lie or cheat
Resembling a maze, as in design or complexity; labyrinthine.
Subtly sly and tempting.
(Sports) Executed with the hand brought forward and up from below the level of the shoulder; underarm:
Done or obtained by fraud
Characterized by indirectness, evasiveness, or vagueness:
That winds, turns, coils, spirals, etc.
The difference between one number in a set and the mean of the set.
Lack of direction or purpose
Not altered, embellished, or modified:
Clearly manifest; evident:
Having constituent elements separated by a space in writing or printing:
Corresponding with fact or reality, as in artistic representation
Worthy of trust; dependable; reliable
Honest and frank:
Full of guile; deceitfully or treacherously cunning.
Straying or having strayed; wandering or lost:
Without a fixed or regular course
Of or constituting a labyrinth
Lengthy and digressive:
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