What does CRAFTY mean?

Definitions for CRAFTYˈkræf ti, ˈkrɑf-

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word CRAFTY.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. crafty, cunning, dodgy, foxy, guileful, knavish, slick, sly, tricksy, tricky, wily(adj)

    marked by skill in deception

    "cunning men often pass for wise"; "deep political machinations"; "a foxy scheme"; "a slick evasive answer"; "sly as a fox"; "tricky Dick"; "a wily old attorney"


  1. crafty(Adjective)

    Relating to, or characterized by, craft or skill; dexterous.

  2. crafty(Adjective)

    Possessing dexterity; skilled; skillful.

  3. crafty(Adjective)

    Skillful at deceiving others; characterized by craft; cunning; wily.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Crafty(adj)

    relating to, or characterized by, craft or skill; dexterous

  2. Crafty(adj)

    possessing dexterity; skilled; skillful

  3. Crafty(adj)

    skillful at deceiving others; characterized by craft; cunning; wily


  1. Crafty

    Crafty is a chess program written by Michael Byrne, UAB professor Dr. Robert Hyatt, Tracy Riegle, Peter Skinner and Ted Langreck. It is directly derived from Cray Blitz, winner of the 1983 and 1986 World Computer Chess Championships. Crafty finished in second place in the 2010 Fifth Annual ACCA Americas' Computer Chess Championships. Crafty lost only one game to the first place winner Thinker. Crafty also finished in second place in the 2010 World Computer Rapid Chess Championships. Crafty won seven out of nine games, finishing just behind the first place winner Rybka by only ½ point. In the World Computer Chess Championships 2004, running on slightly faster hardware than all other programs, Crafty took fourth place with the same number of points as the third place finisher, Fritz 8. On the November 2007 SSDF ratings list, Crafty was 34th with an estimated Elo rating of 2608. Crafty uses the Chess Engine Communication Protocol and can run under the popular chess interfaces XBoard, Winboard, and Arena. Crafty is written in ANSI C with assembly language routines available on some CPUs, and is very portable. The source code is available, but the software is for "personal use" only and redistribution is only allowed under certain conditions.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of CRAFTY in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of CRAFTY in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Anuj Somany:

    A crook and crafty rules the place where the majority of the population is either hypocrites or fools.

  2. John Brown:

    Be mild with the mild, shrewd with the crafty, confiding to the honest, rough to the ruffian, and a thunderbolt to the liar. But in all this, never be unmindful of your own dignity.

  3. Andre Berto:

    I was in shape but he was difficult to hit, experience played a big part, i was coming forward, I used a lot of speed but he was really crafty, used little things to get me out of my rhythm.

  4. Anuj Somany:

    A crook remains always sickly infatuated to the love or likes for own looks; and the people who have doubt on this outlook can look into the lifestyle of the crafty people from the genuine history book.

  5. James Madison:

    Learned Institutions ought to be favorite objects with every free people. They throw that light over the public mind which is the best security against crafty and dangerous encroachments on the public liberty.

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