English translation of 'चालाक'
1. astute adjective
Someone who is astute is clever and skilful at understanding behaviour and situations.
She was politically astute.
...astute business decisions.
2. devious adjective
A devious person does dishonest things in a clever complicated way.
You have a very devious mind.
3. shrewd adjective
A shrewd person is able to understand and judge situations quickly and to use this understanding to their own advantage.
4. slick adjective
A slick action is done quickly and smoothly, and without any obvious effort.
5. smart adjective
You can describe someone who is clever as smart.
He's a smart kid.
6. wily adjective
Wily people are clever and cunning.
...the wily old gentleman.
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Translation of चालाक from the Collins Hindi to English Dictionary