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devious

de·vi·ous

devious

 
pronunciation:
di vi s
part of speech: adjective
definition: not open or honest.
Cheating is a devious way to win.
synonyms:
crooked, dishonest, tricky
antonyms:
direct
similar words:
underhand
derivations: deviously (adv.), deviousness (n.)