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"

Wiktionary

  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 of CANNY »

  1. nancy, Nancy

  2. Nancy


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