cunning - Writers' Dictionary

How to hyphenate cunning

cunning is hyphenated as cun-ning

How to pronounce cunning

cunning is pronounced ´kənɪŋ

Number of syllables in cunning

The number of syllables in cunning is 2

What part of speech in cunning?

cunning can be a noun or an adjective

How common in the word cunning?

cunning is not ranked in the list of most common words in English

What sentiment does cunning convey?

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Common collocations after 'cunning'

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Common collocations before 'cunning'

eye, great, how, low, man, most, now, old, only, over, power, show, small, something, think

Common collocations of 'cunning'

act, bit, brave, brilliant, even, eye, gave, great, has, how, look, low, man, most, narrow, neither, now, old, only, over, power, saw, show, small, something, think, through, time, very, white

Words with similar spelling to cunning

canning, gunning, running

Synonyms of 'cunning'

ability, acute, address, adept, adroit, adroitness, agility, ambidexterity, ambidextrous, apt, arch, Art, artful, artifice, artistic, artistry, astute, authoritative, bravura, brilliance, brilliant, Byzantine, cagey, calculating, canny, capability, capacity, clean, clever, collusive, command, competence, control, coordination, crack, crackerjack, craft, crafty, crooked, cunning, cute, daedal, dainty, deceit, deceitful, deceitfulness, deep, deep-laid, deft, delicate, designing, devious, deviousness, dexterity, dexterous, dextrous, dextrousness, diplomacy, diplomatic, dishonest, dishonesty, dissemblance, dissimulation, double, double-dealing, double-faced, double-minded, double-tongued, doubleness, duplicity, efficiency, excellent, expert, expertise, facility, faithless, faithlessness, false, fancy, feline, finesse, foxy, fraudulent, furtive, furtiveness, good, goodish, Grace, graceful, grip, guile, guileful, guilefulness, handiness, Handy, horsemanship, hypocrisy, improbity, indirect, indirection, ingenious, ingeniousness, ingenuity, insidious, insidiousness, inventive, Keen, know-how, knowing, magisterial, masterful, masterly, mastership, mastery, Mignon, neat, pawky, perfidious, politic, professional, proficiency, proficient, prowess, quick, readiness, ready, resource, savoir-faire, scheming, seamanship, serpentine, sharp, shifty, shrewd, skill, skillful, slick, slim, slippery, sly, smart, smooth, snaky, sneaky, some, sophistical, stealthy, strategic, style, stylish, subtile, subtle, subtlety, supple, surreptitious, tact, tactful, tactical, technique, timing, treacherous, treacherousness, treachery, trickish, tricksy, tricky, two-faced, underhand, underhanded, underhandedness, virtuosity, virtuoso, vulpine, wary, well-considered, well-contrived, well-designed, well-done, well-laid, well-reasoned, well-thought-out, wile, wiliness, wily, wit, wizardry, workmanlike, workmanship

Common Verb Collocations of cunning

be, call, can, come, devise, do, fall, forget, give, grow, have, know, make, may, might, say, see, seem, send, signify, take, tell, term, think, will, work, use, Can, 're, 's

Common Conjunction Collocations of cunning

and, but, gild, neither, nor, or

Lists containing cunning

Words with similar spelling to Canning
Words with similar spelling to gunning
Words with similar spelling to running
Synonyms of 'ability'
Synonyms of 'acute'
Synonyms of 'address'
Synonyms of 'adept'
Synonyms of 'adroit'
Synonyms of 'ambidextrous'
Synonyms of 'apt'
Synonyms of 'arch'
Synonyms of 'art'
Synonyms of 'artful'
Synonyms of 'artifice'
Synonyms of 'artistic'
Synonyms of 'artistry'
Synonyms of 'astute'
Synonyms of 'authoritative'
Synonyms of 'bad faith'
Synonyms of 'bravura'
Synonyms of 'brilliance'
Synonyms of 'brilliant'
Synonyms of 'Byzantine'
Synonyms of 'cagey'
Synonyms of 'calculating'
Synonyms of 'canny'
Synonyms of 'capability'
Synonyms of 'capacity'
Synonyms of 'clean'
Synonyms of 'clever'
Synonyms of 'command'
Synonyms of 'competence'
Synonyms of 'control'
Synonyms of 'coordination'
Synonyms of 'crack'
Synonyms of 'craft'
Synonyms of 'crafty'
Synonyms of 'crooked'
Synonyms of 'cunning'
Synonyms of 'daedal'
Synonyms of 'dainty'
Synonyms of 'deceit'
Synonyms of 'deceitful'
Synonyms of 'deception'
Synonyms of 'deep'
Synonyms of 'deft'
Synonyms of 'delicate'
Synonyms of 'designing'
Synonyms of 'devious'
Synonyms of 'dexterity'
Synonyms of 'dexterous'
Synonyms of 'dextrous'
Synonyms of 'diplomacy'
Synonyms of 'diplomatic'
Synonyms of 'dishonest'
Synonyms of 'dishonesty'
Synonyms of 'disingenuous'
Synonyms of 'dissemblance'
Synonyms of 'dissimulation'
Synonyms of 'double'
Synonyms of 'downy'
Synonyms of 'duplicity'
Synonyms of 'efficiency'
Synonyms of 'evasion'
Synonyms of 'evasive'
Synonyms of 'excellent'
Synonyms of 'expert'
Synonyms of 'expertise'
Synonyms of 'facility'
Synonyms of 'faithless'
Synonyms of 'false'
Synonyms of 'fancy'
Synonyms of 'feline'
Synonyms of 'finesse'
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