Part of speech:
Disposed to lie, cheat, defraud, or deceive.
Not straightforward; circuitous; devious:
Of or resembling a fox.
The definition of shrewd is sharp or intelligent with practical concerns.
The definition of underhanded is sneaky or deceitful.
The definition of indirect is a person or thing that is not straight, or not direct and honest.
(Chiefly British) Skillful; dexterous.
Not straight; bent; curved; askew
Skillful in deception; sly; crafty
Missing an intended target or recipient:
Resembling a maze, as in design or complexity; labyrinthine.
Of questionable morality or repute:
(Botany) Having the part on one side of the midrib of a different size or shape than the part on the other side. Used of a leaf.
Deviating from what is considered right or good; wrong, improper, etc. or corrupt, wicked, etc.; specif., sexually perverted
Lengthy and digressive:
Characterized by indirectness, evasiveness, or vagueness:
Subtly sly and tempting.
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
(Sports) Executed with the hand brought forward and up from below the level of the shoulder; underarm:
Full of wiles; cunning.
That winds, turns, coils, spirals, etc.
A complicated or involved process.
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:
The definition of disingenuous is insincere, deceptive or misleading.
Given to or marked by deliberate deceptiveness in behavior or speech.
Full of guile; deceitfully or treacherously cunning.
Sexually stimulating; salacious:
Straying or having strayed; wandering or lost:
Without a fixed or regular course
The definition of evasive is someone or something that is tricky or hard to catch.
Tending to deceive; apt to lie or cheat
Done or obtained by fraud
Of or constituting a labyrinth
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