The definition of an artifice is a skill or craft that is clever but often manipulative or tricky.
Skill in doing or making something, as in the arts; proficiency.
A trick or stratagem.
The use of clever but tricky talk or action to deceive, evade, etc., as in legal dealings
A dishonest act or statement; fraud, lie, etc.
Lack of direction or purpose
The practice or use of tricks; deception by stratagem.
Find another word for slyness. In this page you can discover 21 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for slyness, like: art, artfulness, artifice, craft, craftiness, cunning, foxiness, guile, wiliness, chicanery and deviousness.