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cun·ning

 (kŭn′ĭng)
adj.
1. Marked by or given to artful subtlety and deceptiveness.
2. Executed with or exhibiting ingenuity.
3. Delicately pleasing; pretty or cute: a cunning pet.
n.
1. Skill in deception; guile.
2. Skill or adeptness in execution or performance; dexterity.

[Middle English, present participle of connen, to know, from Old English cunnan; see gnō- in Indo-European roots.]

cun′ning·ly adv.
cun′ning·ness n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adv.1.cunningly - in an attractive manner; "how cunningly the olive-green dress with its underskirt of rose-brocade fitted her perfect figure"
2.cunningly - in an artful mannercunningly - in an artful manner; "he craftily arranged to be there when the decision was announced"; "had ever circumstances conspired so cunningly?"
Translations
بمَكْر،باحْتِيال، بِبَراعَه
mazaně
listigtudspekuleret
lymskulega
şeytanca

cunningly

[ˈkʌnɪŋlɪ] ADV
1. (= slyly) → astutamente
2. (= cleverly) [contrived, designed] → astutamente, sutilmente; [disguised] → astutamente

cunningly

[ˈkʌnɪŋli] adv [disguised, concealed] → astucieusement; [designed] → ingénieusement; [placed, arranged] → astucieusement

cunningly

advschlau; (with reference to people also) → gerissen; smile, lookverschmitzt, verschlagen (pej); (= ingeniously)geschickt; a cunningly designed little gadgetein geschickt or clever ausgedachtes Ding

cunningly

[ˈkʌnɪŋlɪ] adv (see adj) → ingegnosamente, astutamente

cunning

(ˈkaniŋ) adjective
1. sly; clever in a deceitful way. cunning tricks.
2. clever. a cunning device.
noun
slyness or deceitful cleverness. full of cunning.
ˈcunningly adverb
cunningly disguised.
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