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Synonyms for canny
ˈkæn 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"

    Synonyms:
    cagey, clever, ingenious, chary, cagy, apt, cunning

    Antonyms:
    stupid

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. canny(a)

    Synonyms:
    cunning, crafty, wary, shrewd, cautious, prudent, circumspect, magical

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "canny":

    astute

How to pronounce canny?

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How to use canny in a sentence?

  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.

  2. Julian Assange:

    Roger Stone is a rather canny spinmaster and we have not had any communications with Roger Stone whatsoever.


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