Definitions For Cunning


  • Crafty artfulness (especially in deception)
  • Shrewdness as demonstrated by being skilled in deception


  • Showing inventiveness and skill
  • Marked by skill in deception
  • Attractive especially by means of smallness or prettiness or quaintness


  • Cleverness or skill especially at tricking people in order to get something

Is Cunning a Scrabble Word?

Words With Friends YES
Scrabble US YES
Scrabble UK YES
English International (SOWPODS) YES
Scrabble Global YES
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Words with Friends

The word Cunning is worth 10 points in Scrabble and 16 points in Words with Friends

Examples of Cunning in a Sentence

  • She was cunning enough to fool me.
  • A cunning, underhanded plan to win the election by preying on people's fears and prejudices
  • He may be a fraud, but you have to admire his cunning.
  • The cunning with which Tom Sawyer was able to get others to whitewash the fence for him

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Antonyms for Cunning

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