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English definition of “canny”

canny

adjective uk   /ˈkæn.i/ us  

canny adjective (CLEVER)

thinking quickly and cleverly, especially in business or financial matters: These salesmen are a canny lot.Wise and sensible

canny adjective (PLEASANT)

Northern English good or pleasant: a canny ladInformal words for goodGood, better and bestQuite good, or not very good
cannily
adverb uk   /-ɪ.li/ us  
Wise and sensible
(Definition of canny from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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