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canny

adjective uk   us   /ˈkæn.i/

canny adjective (CLEVER)

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

canny adjective (PLEASANT)

Northern English good or pleasant: a canny lad
cannily
adverb uk   us   /-ɪ.li/
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