cranny cranny  /ˈkræ ni/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) a long narrow depression in a surface
  2. (n) a small opening or crevice (especially in a rock face or wall)

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. It has to infiltrate every nook and cranny in the country, including the village.
  2. They can survey only small patches of territory at a time, and it would take thousands of them to cover every nook and cranny of Pakistan's long frontier.
  3. On some tracks, Rose has five guitarists soloing and jamming to fill every cranny, but the result isn't chaos so much as needlepoint.

News

  1. Controlling Coquis

    They searched high, they searched low and they searched in nearly every nook and cranny for the quarter-sized coqui frog Tuesday evening in Waimea. “Most of us never dreamed that we would spend evenings out killing frogs, but we really value the quiet that we have because it’s a special place,” said Kathy Rawle, a long-time volunteer for Coqui-Free Waimea, who helped start coqui control efforts ...
    on June 15, 2013     Source: West Hawaii Today

  2. Steven Albert ‘Cranny’ Cran

    Steven Albert “Cranny” Cran, 48, formerly of Stillwater, was born Oct. 8, 1964, and he died unexpectedly on May 28, … The post Steven Albert ‘Cranny’ Cran appeared first on The Stillwater Gazette .
    on June 13, 2013     Source: Stillwater Gazette

Quotes

  1. "He'll carry on trying to pry into every little nook and cranny of people's lives," Clark told radio station Newstalk ZB. "Mr Wishart is the sort of creep who really delights in picking out any little thing that people might have in their...
    on Mar 23, 2006 By: Helen Clark Source: The Age

  2. "Protests are in every nook and cranny of the country", Mr Sharif said. "It is a positive development that people are realising that the dictator is destroying institutions."
    on May 15, 2007 By: Nawaz Sharif Source: Times Online

  3. "Last night when we walked in, I felt like it was Christmas morning, listening to the players talk about it -- the excitement of visiting every little nook and cranny in the ballpark and in our clubhouse," Girardi said. "It's an unbelievable...
    on Apr 2, 2009 By: Joe Girardi Source: MLB.com

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