What does cranny mean?

Definitions for cranny
ˈkræn icran·ny

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word cranny.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. crevice, cranny, crack, fissure, chap(noun)

    a long narrow depression in a surface

  2. cranny(noun)

    a small opening or crevice (especially in a rock face or wall)

Wiktionary

  1. cranny(Noun)

    A small, narrow opening, fissure, crevice, or chink, as in a wall, or other substance.

  2. cranny(Noun)

    A tool for forming the necks of bottles, etc.

  3. Origin: From crany, crani, apparently a diminutive of * (+ -y), from cran, cren, a derivative of crener, from creno, from *, of obscure origin. Despite a spurious use in Pliny, connection to crena is doubtful. Instead, probably of or origin. Compare chrinna, Krinne, karn, ara-chrinin.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Cranny(noun)

    a small, narrow opening, fissure, crevice, or chink, as in a wall, or other substance

  2. Cranny(noun)

    a tool for forming the necks of bottles, etc

  3. Cranny(verb)

    to crack into, or become full of, crannies

  4. Cranny(verb)

    to haunt, or enter by, crannies

  5. Cranny(adj)

    quick; giddy; thoughtless

  6. Origin: [Perh. for cranky. See Crank, a. ]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Cranny

    kran′i, n. a rent: a chink: a secret place.—v.i. to enter crannies.—adj. Crann′ied, having crannies, rents, or fissures. [Fr. cran, a notch.]

How to pronounce cranny?

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    Alex
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    Daniel
    Daniel
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    Karen
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    Australian
    Veena
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    Indian

How to say cranny in sign language?

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of cranny in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of cranny in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Examples of cranny in a Sentence

  1. Allen Guelzo:

    They worked their way into every nook, cranny and snook-filled hall they could.

  2. John Tecklenburg:

    Mayor John Tecklenburg said Wednesday the girl’s mother was brutally beaten but in fair condition at a local hospital. Mayor John Tecklenburg said the girl’s father was out of town on a Coast Guard training mission when Heidi Renae Todd vanished. We are looking for her, every nook and cranny, divers in the lake, helicopters, we don't know if Heidi Renae Todd might have been taken away in a vehicle or not.

Images & Illustrations of cranny

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