Definitions for cunning

Definitions for (noun) cunning

Main entry: cunning

Definition: crafty artfulness (especially in deception)

Main entry: slyness, wiliness, guile, foxiness, craft, craftiness, cunning

Definition: shrewdness as demonstrated by being skilled in deception

Definitions for (adj) cunning

Main entry: cunning, clever, ingenious

Definition: showing inventiveness and skill

Usage: a clever gadget; the cunning maneuvers leading to his success; an ingenious solution to the problem

Main entry: tricksy, tricky, foxy, knavish, dodgy, crafty, cunning, wily, slick, sly, guileful

Definition: marked by skill in deception

Usage: cunning men often pass for wise; deep political machinations; a foxy scheme; a slick evasive answer; sly as a fox; tricky Dick; a wily old attorney

Main entry: cunning, cute

Definition: attractive especially by means of smallness or prettiness or quaintness

Usage: a cute kid with pigtails; a cute little apartment; cunning kittens; a cunning baby

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