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Canny – clever, especially in business and finance


(Pronounced kan-ee)

To remember the definition of the word canny, use the following mnemonic:

That can, he (canny) is very clever.

That can, he (canny) is very clever.


Examples of canny in a sentence

We have to be very canny about these matters.

In the fable, the wise squirrel is canny enough to store food for the winter.

Because Leonard is a canny investor, he usually sells his stocks before they decrease in value.

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