cannily
adverb see canny I

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Cannily — Can ni*ly, adv. In a canny manner. [N. of Eng. & Scot.] [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • cannily — [kan′ə lē] adv. in a canny manner * * * See canny. * * * …   Universalium

  • cannily — [kan′ə lē] adv. in a canny manner …   English World dictionary

  • cannily — canny ► ADJECTIVE (cannier, canniest) 1) shrewd, especially in financial or business matters. 2) N. English & Scottish pleasant; nice. DERIVATIVES cannily adverb canniness noun. ORIGIN from …   English terms dictionary

  • cannily — adverb In a canny manner …   Wiktionary

  • cannily — adv. shrewdly; in a witty manner …   English contemporary dictionary

  • cannily — can·ni·ly …   English syllables

  • cannily — adverb with foresight more presciently than they superiors, these workers grasped the economic situation • Syn: ↑presciently • Derived from adjective: ↑canny, ↑prescient (for: ↑presciently) …   Useful english dictionary

  • cannily adv — 1) I ve been to a film festival in the South of France, said Tom cannily. 2) There s nothing to stop me putting things in tins, said Tom cannily …   English expressions

  • Cannes — cannily adv …   English expressions

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