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Canny is an adjective that is used to describe being very clever and able to make intelligent decisions. Skilled, careful, knowing.


  1. He was a ‘canny’ entrepreneur, always able to find a way to do things and do them effectively.
  2. His ‘canny’ nature allows him to always “be on the ball” as they call it.
  3. She has a ‘canny’ attitude which ultimately allows for her to get what she wants in the way that she wants.

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