Part of speech:
The definition of crafty is someone who is sly, clever and deceitful at achieving some goal, or someone or something related to making creative objects.
Bible, Exodus xxxviii. 23
Skillful in accomplishing a purpose, especially by the use of cunning or craft.
Having or showing a clever or shrewd mind; cunning; crafty; wily
(Scots) Steady, restrained, and gentle.
A bifacial stone tool flaked to produce a straight, sharp, relatively wide edge at one end. Cleavers are early core tools associated primarily with the Acheulian tool culture.
Showing or exercising forethought.
(Slang) Attractive, stylish, etc.; specif., sexually attractive
The definition of insidious is something or someone who works in a subtle or sly way, or in an intent to trap.
Exciting interest or curiosity; fascinating
(Archaic) Sagacious in promoting a policy; ingenious in devising and advancing a system of management; devoted to a scheme or system rather than to a principle; hence, in a good sense, wise; prudent; sagacious
(Informal) Attractive or stylish:
Having a fine texture:
Having the shrewd awareness, experience, and resourcefulness needed for survival in a difficult, often dangerous urban environment.
Crafty or sly; devious.
Like a trick in deceptiveness or intricacy
Full of guile; deceitfully or treacherously cunning.
(Informal) Clever in deception or trickery; deceptively plausible; smooth
Devious or deceptive.
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