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Definition of artfully adverb from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

     

    artfully

     adverb
    adverb
    BrE BrE//ˈɑːtfəli//
     
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˈɑːrtfəli//
     
     
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  1. 1in a clever or attractive way an artfully devised plot
  2. 2(disapproving) in a clever way that sometimes involves not telling the truth She opened her right hand but artfully concealed the key in her left hand.