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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 can·ny /ˈkæni/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Can·ny, Can·nei  a.  [North of Eng. & Scot.]
 1. Artful; cunning; shrewd; wary.
 2. Skillful; knowing; capable.
 3. Cautious; prudent; safe..
 4. Having pleasing or useful qualities; gentle.
 5. Reputed to have magical powers.
 No canny, not safe, not fortunate; unpropitious. [Scot.]

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      adj : showing self-interest and shrewdness in dealing with others;
            "a cagey lawyer"; "too clever to be sound" [syn: cagey,
             cagy, clever]
      [also: canniest, cannier]