Definitions for CANNYˈkæn i

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. cagey, cagy, canny, clever(adj)

    showing self-interest and shrewdness in dealing with others

    "a cagey lawyer"; "too clever to be sound"


  1. canny(Adjective)

    Careful, prudent, cautious.

  2. canny(Adjective)

    Knowing, shrewd, astute.

  3. canny(Adjective)

    Frugal, thrifty.

  4. canny(Adjective)

    Pleasant, fair.

    She's a canny lass hor like!

  5. canny(Adjective)

    Very or much.

    That's a canny big horse man!

  6. Origin: Northern English dialect from can, from can, first and third person singular of cunnen, from cunnan. Compare canny, cann. More at can, cunning.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Canny(adj)

    alt. of Cannei

Anagrams for CANNY »

  1. nancy, Nancy

  2. Nancy

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Norman Vincent Peale:

    Never say anything to hurt anyone. Moreover . . . refrain from double talk, from shrewd and canny remarks that are designed to advance our interests at someone's disadvantage. We are to turn our back upon evil, and in every way possible, do good, help people and bring blessings into their lives.

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