Synonyms of artful in English:


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See Spanish definition of ingenioso


1‘an artful political ruse’

sly, crafty, cunning, wily, scheming, devious, Machiavellian, sneaky, guileful, tricky, conniving, designing, calculating
shrewd, astute, sharp-witted, sharp, acute, intelligent, clever, alert, canny
deceitful, deceptive, duplicitous, cheating, dishonest, disingenuous, underhand, untrustworthy, unscrupulous, double-dealing
informal dirty, foxy, shifty, smart
British informal fly
Australian, New Zealand informal shonky
South African informal slim
rare vulpine, carny, subtle

ingenuous, honest, dull