adjective. ['ˈkræfti'] marked by skill in deception.
- cræftig (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
Words that Rhyme with Crafty
How do you pronounce crafty?
Pronounce crafty as ˈkræfti.
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Example sentences of the word crafty
You do not need to be crafty or a carpenter.
2. Verb, past participle
Birds can be crafty, and with enough time many can figure out how to escape.
Quotes containing the word crafty
1. It's the word 'artful'; it's such a great word, with its dark and its light side, its art and its cunning, the craft and the crafty of it - I've been preoccupied with the word 'artful' and the twin notions of 'cornucopia' and 'pickpocket' it suggests for quite some time.
- Ali Smith
2. A poet should be so crafty with words that he is envied even for his pains.
- Criss Jami, Killosophy
adjective. pretentiously artistic; cloyingly charming.