Synonyms for Crafty:


all (adjective)
sly, knavish, slick, tricksy, guileful, tricky, dodgy, foxy, wily, cunning.
clever, scheming (adjective)
foxy, astute, sharp, smart, adroit, guileful, fraudulent, slippery, smooth, deceitful, artful, sly, shrewd, designing, intelligent, wily, devious, slick, cunning, subtle, canny, tricky, calculating.
crooked (adjective)
cunning (adjective)
artful, snaky, deft, subtle, calculating, devious, ingenious, shrewd, feline, foxy, astute, scheming, tricky, slippery, clever, sharp, wily, masterful, smooth, skillful, designing, wary, masterly, sly, cunning, canny, quick, serpentine, witty, slick.
dishonest (adjective)
fraudulent, traitorous, hypocritical, devious, corrupt, immoral, felonious, dishonest, treacherous, double-faced, insincere, unscrupulous, turncoat, deceitful, underhanded, crooked, Deceiving, Prevaricating, untrustworthy, cheating, dishonorable.
intuitive (adjective)
astute, clever, sophisticated, cunning, instinctive, sly, instinctual, artful, insightful, canny, wily, shrewd, tricky, far-sighted, intuitive.
sharp (adjective)
skillful (adjective)
masterful, talented, adept, facile, ambidextrous, deft, artful, skillful, expert, skilled, accomplished, proficient, cunning, adroit, handy, apt, clever, Sure-footed, capable, genius, competent, dexterous, efficient, able, nimble, versatile, agile.
witty (adjective)
ingenious, inventive, canny, droll, intelligent, astute, funny, witty, jocular, quick, brilliant, dry, sharp, subtle, foxy, adroit, facetious, resourceful, cunning, quick-witted, shrewd, waggish, comical, scintillating, smart, scurrilous, wily, urbane, sly, artful, deft, pointed, pithy, joking, sarcastic, tricky, clever, sparkling, sophisticated.


dubious, untruthful, unprincipled. crafty (noun)
guileful, tricksy, sly, artful, cunning, slick, tricky, foxy, wily, dodgy, knavish.
sly (noun)
study at sly.

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Other relevant words:
guileful, dodgy, untruthful, tricksy, knavish.

Usage examples for crafty

  1. But he was crafty and considered that no punishment Hector was likely to receive would satisfy him. – Hector's Inheritance or The Boys of Smith Institute by Horatio Alger
  2. The crafty magistrates, being anxious to have the clock perfect, granted him this request. – Legends of the Rhine by Wilhelm Ruland
  3. The crafty husband allies himself with the city party, feeling where the strength lies. – Project Gutenberg History of The Netherlands, 1555-1623, Complete by John Lothrop Motley