Definitions of cunning:
  • noun:   drafty artfulness (especially in deception)
  • noun:   shrewdness in deception
    Example: "As cunning as a fox"
  • noun:   shrewdness as demonstrated by being skilled in deception
  • adjective:   attractive especially by means of smallness or prettiness or quaintness
    Example: "Cunning kittens"
  • adjective:   showing inventiveness and skill
    Example: "The cunning maneuvers leading to his success"
  • adjective:   marked by skill in deception
    Example: "Cunning men often pass for wise"
  • name:  A surname (very rare: popularity rank in the U.S.: #30566)

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See cunning used in context: 45 rhymes, 68 Shakespeare works, several books and articles.

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