Definitions for CANNYˈkæn i
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Random House Webster's College Dictionary
can•nyˈkæn i(adj.)-ni•er, -ni•est.
Chiefly Scot. steady. snug; cozy.
Origin of canny:
cagey, cagy, canny, clever(adj)
showing self-interest and shrewdness in dealing with others
"a cagey lawyer"; "too clever to be sound"
Careful, prudent, cautious.
Knowing, shrewd, astute.
She's a canny lass hor like!
Very or much.
That's a canny big horse man!
Origin: Northern English dialect from can, from can, first and third person singular of cunnen, from cunnan. Compare canny, cann. More at can, cunning.
alt. of Cannei
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