Canny is an adjective that is used to describe being very clever and able to make intelligent decisions. Skilled, careful, knowing.
- He was a ‘canny’ entrepreneur, always able to find a way to do things and do them effectively.
- His ‘canny’ nature allows him to always “be on the ball” as they call it.
- She has a ‘canny’ attitude which ultimately allows for her to get what she wants in the way that she wants.