English adjective: cunning
|1.||cunning attractive especially by means of smallness or prettiness or quaintness|
|Samples||A cute kid with pigtails.|
A cute little apartment.
A cunning baby.
|2.||cunning marked by skill in deception|
|Samples||Cunning men often pass for wise.|
Deep political machinations.
A foxy scheme.
A slick evasive answer.
Sly as a fox.
A wily old attorney.
|Synonyms||crafty, dodgy, foxy, guileful, knavish, slick, sly, tricksy, tricky, wily|
|3.||cunning showing inventiveness and skill|
|Samples||A clever gadget.|
The cunning maneuvers leading to his success.
An ingenious solution to the problem.
English noun: cunning
|1.||cunning (cognition) shrewdness as demonstrated by being skilled in deception|
|Synonyms||craft, craftiness, foxiness, guile, slyness, wiliness|
|Broader (hypernym)||astuteness, perspicaciousness, perspicacity, shrewdness|
|2.||cunning (attribute) crafty artfulness (especially in deception)|