Adjective "Cunning" Definition and Examples




    1. skill employed in a shrewd or sly manner, as in deceiving; craftiness; guile.

    2. adeptness in performance; dexterity: The weaver's hand lost its cunning. adjective

    3. showing or made with ingenuity.

    4. artfully subtle or shrewd; crafty; sly.

    5. Informal. charmingly cute or appealing: a cunning little baby.

    6. Archaic. skillful; expert. verb

    7. Obsolete. present participle of can1 .


    "people can be cunning in ways."

    "people can be cunning for nuanceses."

    "people can be cunning as foxes."

    "people can be cunning."

    "ploys can be cunning."

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