cannier cannier

Definition(s):

  • (adj) showing self-interest and shrewdness in dealing with others

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Usage(s):

  1. Linemen get bigger and defenses get cannier, but nothing stops the Cleveland Browns' fullback Jimmy Brown, 27.
  2. The hit marked the completion of his eclipse by his cannier brother Qusay.
  3. A smart film and an even cannier title, because it defines the lure of movies: that they show people doing dirty pretty things.
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