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English definition of “cunning”


adjective (CLEVER)    /ˈkʌn.ɪŋ/
C2 describes people who are clever at planning something so that they get what they want , especially by tricking other people , or things that are cleverly made for a particular purpose : a cunning plan / ploy He's a very cunning man.Sly and devious cunningly     /-li/ adverb Sly and devious
(Definition of cunning adjective (CLEVER) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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