canny

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Pleasant, nice

She's a canny lass hor like!.

Frugal, thrifty
Careful, prudent, cautious
Knowing, shrewd, astute
Very or much

That's a canny big horse man!.

showing self-interest and shrewdness in dealing with others; "a cagey lawyer"; "too clever to be sound"
Skillful; knowing; capable
Smart or talented
Artful; cunning; shrewd; wary
Cautious; prudent; safe
Reputed to have magical powers
Having pleasing or useful qualities; gentle
A canny person is clever and able to think quickly. You can also describe a person's behaviour as canny. He was far too canny to risk giving himself away = shrewd
easy-going
{s} cautious; cunning, shrewd
ca'canny
{f} go carefully, go softly; do with moderation, go with caution; slow down; work slowly (Scottish)
reet canny
Excellent; of good character

✱ rather frightfully good.

cannier
comparative of canny
canniest
superlative of canny
cannily
with foresight; "more presciently than they superiors, these workers grasped the economic situation"
cannily
shrewdly; in a witty manner
cannily
In a canny manner
canniness
The state or quality of being canny
canniness
{i} shrewdness; wittiness
canniness
Caution; crafty management
canny
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