What is Canny?

Canny definition and meaning on Dictionary terms:
adjective,, canA.niA.est.
careful; cautious; prudent: a canny reply.
astute; shrewd; knowing; sagacious: a canny negotiator.
skilled; expert.
frugal; thrifty: a canny housewife.

Scot. safe to deal with, invest in, or work at (usually used with a negative). gentle; careful; steady. snug; cozy; comfortable. pleasing; attractive.Archaic. having supernatural or occult powers.

adverb Also
in a canny manner.
Scot. carefully; cautiously.

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