Definition of 'artful'
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If you did have him in mind for something artful and emotionally resonant, you should know that he is a hard worker. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Bring the weekend to an artful end at the Museum Ludwig. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Today such footballing artful dodgers can collectively become a team's 12th man. Times, Sunday Times (2013)
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Used Occasionally. artful is one of the 30000 most commonly used words in the Collins dictionary
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Translations for 'artful'
British English: artful ADJECTIVE
If you describe someone as artful, you mean that they are clever and skilful at achieving what they want, especially by deceiving people.
...the artful wording of the document.
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