Definition of Cunning


  • crafty artfulness (especially in deception)
  • shrewdness as demonstrated by being skilled in deception


  • showing inventiveness and skill
    "a clever gadget"
    "the cunning maneuvers leading to his success"
    "an ingenious solution to the problem"
  • marked by skill in deception
    "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"
  • attractive especially by means of smallness or prettiness or quaintness
    "a cute kid with pigtails"
    "a cute little apartment"
    "cunning kittens"
    "a cunning baby"
Based on WordNet 3.0, Farlex clipart collection. © 2003-2012 Princeton University, Farlex Inc.

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Unscramble cunning

18 unscramble word found using the letters cunning.

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