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.adjective
- When you come up with a sly plan to make your friend think that going to the movies was his idea because you know he otherwise would not want to go, this is an example of a time when you are crafty.
- A person who likes to knit, sew and do beadworkis an example of someone who would be described as crafty.
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adjective craft·i·er, craft·i·est
- Skilled in or marked by underhandedness, deviousness, or deception.
- Chiefly British Skillful; dexterous.
Origin: Middle English, from Old English crǽftig, strong, skillful, from crǽft, skill.
- craftˈi·ly adverb
- craftˈi·ness noun