Artful is an adjective that is used to describe something which is done with or showing artistic skill. Tricky, deceitful, crafty, cunning. Doing things in a skillful or clever way. Ingenious.
- An ‘artful’ salesman was able to sell the product in bulk loads.
- he always is ‘artful’ in his approach, executing in ways other people couldn’t imagine.
- Her ‘artful’ acting skills have put her in the mix for winning an oscar.