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Synonyms for canny

Synonyms for canny

having or showing a clever awareness and resourcefulness in practical matters

careful in the use of material resources

Synonyms for canny

showing self-interest and shrewdness in dealing with others

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Government and healthcare advisors are encouraging us all to control our weight and keep fit and cannier consumers, in ever-greater numbers, are reaching for sugar-free options to quench their thirst.
He is brilliant enough to do so and this is his time of year, but he's best on difficult courses and some of the flashier youngsters and cannier oldsters are likely to outscore him this week.
windows of the West, is cannier than what the right-wing vigilantes
Lily still vamps (played by Dietrich she could not do otherwise), but she is cannier.
I therefore think that Watson and Conan Doyle were far cannier than most of the commentators--confirming, in this instance, Hazlitt's dictum.
Monty'' was a slicker, cannier, more conventionally entertaining work by far.
Perhaps a cannier player might have gone down straight away but Short managed to stumble on for a couple of yards, enough to persuade referee David Pugh not to award a penalty.
Surely, I mused, a cannier editor would have offered readers advice on the penultimate orgasm that month, and so left something to titillate in the next issue.
Parkington, a cannier man than I, expects me to be able to guide him as to what best they do.
She's confident that the young target audience for Miley and Gaga are much cannier than those embarking on moral crusades on their behalf.
Surely, the lack of these highly rated restaurants in the North East is down to the fact that most people are much cannier with their cash than this - and for many who could afford it, they are more discerning with their 'eating out' funds.
He's still young but a more experienced player might have been a bit cannier and got the ball into the corner to waste time.
I think he could be far cannier, he doesn't have to do this.
CUP-A-WINE: The Dragons poured James Nash's idea down the drain in 2010, but a cannier investor saw the potential.
We could have been a bit cannier and stopped the header, body positions and so forth, but other than that there's no complaints.