canniest canniest

Definition(s):

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

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. The industry's canniest minds rarely make sensitive social dramas.
  2. But the Holy See's diplomacy, canniest in the world, had already taken a step to neutralize the effects of his departure.
  3. In Moore, the American left already had its canniest Bush ambusher, its savviest guerrilla entertainer and its most colorful film-festival ambassador.

News

  • Ozil scores for Arsenal in 2-0 win over Napoli

    LONDON (AP) -- Luring Mesut Ozil away from Real Madrid is shaping as one of Arsene Wenger's canniest moves at Arsenal. Just a month into his Arsenal career, Ozil's impact has been impressive, living up to the club-record transfer fee of 50 million euros ($66 million).
    on October 2, 2013     Source: The Daily Jeffersonian

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