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canny

canny - Dictionary definition and meaning for word canny

Definition
(adj) showing self-interest and shrewdness in dealing with others
Synonyms : cagey , cagy , clever
Example Sentence
  • a cagey lawyer
  • too clever to be sound

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for canny

Canny sounds like Granny. Granny is shrewd in money or business matters.
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by justlikethat123

Canny sounds like Penny. A person who doenot like to give away his penny is canny.
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by smilingchin

a can is used to store stuff and hence canny refers to storing money and not easliy spending it
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by udai_riddle04

Canny id dervived from can : (in the sense: to know how)
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by noops

canny ~ cunny == cunning means dhoort in hindi
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by ashishk

canny-can any penny..not to spend much and to store more
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by sai dasika

Canny - cunny (Kunjus )
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by Rushabh22

canny can be remembered as "KEN"whcih means perceptive and haveing good judgements.
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by gdabli

Canny business of making money using Pepsi cans
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by rawaldelhi@gmail.com

canny = can + any; I can do any work i.e. showing self interest.
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by shaktipada

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