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Definitions and Synonyms of guileful | Another word for guileful | What is guileful?

Definition 1: marked by skill in deception - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where guileful or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • 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

Synonyms for guileful in the sense of this definition

(guileful is similar to ...) marked by skill in achieving a desired end especially with cunning or craft

"the artful dodger" "an artful choice of metaphors"

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