other words for canny
- having fancy footwork
- street smart
- with it
EXAMPLE SENTENCES FROM THE WEB
Said the goodwife, "Aoirig, poor woman, it is not the hour for ancient old sgeuls; be thinking of a canny going."
He felt, like the washerwomen, that there was something not canny about this Doo.
The canny young Scot thought of a coming legacy and obeyed the head of his clan.
It was "no' canny" that this old man, with a cauld in his chest, had gone up full two days before and had not come down again.
Out of his canny Scotch-English corner of thought, he is sadly lost.
My lady ruby-throat was a canny bird; she had selected her position with judgment.
He had been drawling "Bonny lass, canny lass;" but, catching the sound of angry words, he had paused and listened.
That uncle of yours, Mary, heth he's as canny a keoghboy as I've seen.
“It stands beyond question she was more than canny,” says Finnward, shaking his head.
And look you, Lowrie, be canny in lowering him, and in your management of the rope.
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opposites of canny
WORDS RELATED TO CANNY
- on the rims