Part of speech:
Disposed to lie, cheat, defraud, or deceive.
Skillful in deception; sly; crafty
Not straightforward; circuitous; devious:
The definition of underhanded is sneaky or deceitful.
(Chiefly British) Skillful; dexterous.
Not straight; bent; curved; askew
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
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
Full of wiles; cunning.
A complicated or involved process.
The definition of disingenuous is insincere, deceptive or misleading.
Given to or marked by deliberate deceptiveness in behavior or speech.
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.
The definition of evasive is someone or something that is tricky or hard to catch.
Tending to deceive; apt to lie or cheat
Resembling a maze, as in design or complexity; labyrinthine.
(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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