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Meaning of "cunningly" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF CUNNINGLY

cunningly  [ˈkʌnɪŋlɪ] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF CUNNINGLY

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Cunningly is an adverb.
The adverb is an invariable part of the sentence that can change, explain or simplify a verb or another adverb.

WHAT DOES CUNNINGLY MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Definition of cunningly in the English dictionary

The definition of cunningly in the dictionary is cleverly.


WORDS THAT RHYME WITH CUNNINGLY


complainingly
kəmˈpleɪnɪŋlɪ
deafeningly
ˈdefnɪŋlɪ
discerningly
dɪˈsɜːnɪŋlɪ
dishearteningly
dɪsˈhɑːtənɪŋlɪ
entertainingly
ˌentəˈteɪnɪŋlɪ
frighteningly
ˈfraɪtənɪŋlɪ
frowningly
ˈfraʊnɪŋlɪ
glisteningly
ˈɡlɪsənɪŋlɪ
hearteningly
ˈhɑːtənɪŋlɪ
maddeningly
ˈmædnɪŋlɪ
punningly
ˈpʌnɪŋlɪ
questioningly
ˈkwɛstʃənɪŋlɪ
runningly
ˈrʌnɪŋlɪ
sickeningly
ˈsɪknɪŋlɪ
stunningly
ˈstʌnɪŋlɪ
threateningly
ˈθretənɪŋlɪ
unquestioningly
ʌnˈkwɛstʃənɪŋlɪ
warningly
ˈwɔːnɪŋlɪ
winningly
ˈwɪnɪŋlɪ
yawningly
ˈjɔːnɪŋlɪ

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE CUNNINGLY

cundum
cundy
cuneal
cuneate
cuneately
cuneatic
cuneiform
Cuneo
cunette
cuneus
cunjevoi
cunner
cunnilinctus
cunnilingus
cunning
Cunningham
Cunninghame Graham
cunningness
Cunobelinus
cunt

WORDS THAT END LIKE CUNNINGLY

accordingly
amazingly
astonishingly
correspondingly
exceedingly
increasingly
interestingly
irritatingly
knowingly
livingly
lovingly
overwhelmingly
seemingly
shockingly
singly
sparingly
strikingly
strongly
surprisingly
unknowingly
willingly

Synonyms and antonyms of cunningly in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «cunningly» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF CUNNINGLY

Find out the translation of cunningly to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of cunningly from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «cunningly» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

狡猾
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

astutamente
570 millions of speakers

English

cunningly
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

चालाकी से
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

خبث
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

хитро
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

astuciosamente
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

ধূর্ততার
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

astucieusement
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Cikgu
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

listig
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

巧妙
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

교활
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Cunningly
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

xảo quyệt
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

தந்திரமாகப்
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

लबाडीने
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

kurnazca
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

astutamente
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

chytrze
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

хитро
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

cu viclenie
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

πονηρά
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

kunstig
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

listigt
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

snedig
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of cunningly

TRENDS

TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «CUNNINGLY»

The term «cunningly» is normally little used and occupies the 111.483 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «CUNNINGLY» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about cunningly

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «CUNNINGLY»

Discover the use of cunningly in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to cunningly and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
Cunningly Clever Marketing
Let's consider some Cunningly Clever business names. Diehard batteries has a great brand name that in effect describes what you want the product to do — last a long time and never let you down late at night in a dark parking lot! It needs no  ...
Andrew Wood, 2009
2
The Stumbling-Block of Disobedience and Rebellion, Cunningly ...
Although occasionally there may be certain imperfections with these old texts, we feel they deserve to be made available for future generations to enjoy.
Peter Heylyn, 2012
3
A Concordance to the Poems of Edmund Spenser
Cunningly. At that good knight bo cunningly didst rove, . . I. Pr. 3. 3 bricke, Which cunningly was without morter laid, I. iv. 4. 2 Were ruinous and old, but painted cunningly I. iv. 5. 9 Bardes, that . . . Can tune their timely voices cunningly ; . . I. v. 3.
Charles Grosvenor Osgood, 1915
4
Fraser's Magazine
Deep and important was the question — wise and ingenious the debate ; and we could not avoid being struck with O'Connell's patronising of Sheil. Cunningly had the Big Demagogue fixed the odium of the treason on the Little Demagogue ...
James Anthony Froude, John Tulloch, Thomas Carlyle, 1834
5
Fraser's Magazine
Deep and important was the question — wise and ingenious the debate; and we could not avoid being struck with O'Connell's patronising of Sheil. Cunningly had the Big Demagogue fixed the odium of the treason on the Little Demagogue ...
6
Fraser's Magazine for Town and Country
Deep and important was the question — wise and ingenious the debate ; and we could not avoid being struck with O'Connell's patronising of Sheil. Cunningly had the Big Demagogue fixed the odium of the treason on the Little Demagogue- ...
7
The Stumbling-Block Of Disobedience And Rebellion, Cunningly ...
This scarce antiquarian book is a facsimile reprint of the original.
Peter Heylyn, 2007
8
Not Cunningly Devised Gospels
This is a reproduction of a book published before 1923.
Underwood C, 2010
9
No Cunningly Devised Fables: The Bible As History
This book by Jan Smits D.D.S. is mainly a biblical chronology and covers Genesis to Revelation.
Jan Smits, 2010
10
Ann Petry's Short Fiction: Critical Essays
A. World. Made. Cunningly: A. Closer. Look. at. Ann. Petry's. Short. Fiction. Gladys J. Washington In the September 1979 issue of the CLA Journal, Rita Dandridge calls attention to the fact that the novels of black women have received much ...
Hazel Arnett Ervin, Hilary Holladay, 2004

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «CUNNINGLY»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term cunningly is used in the context of the following news items.
1
With this terminal I thee wed: one US East Coast baker creates …
Bloomberg works cunningly to keep its addicted users supplied even if they face a spell of unemployment, often offering the use of a terminal ... «Financial Times, Jul 15»
2
Hats off to the Duchess of Cambridge for the christening from heaven
Plus the Duchess cunningly avoided putting little Charlotte over her shoulder, thereby avoiding the epaulette of sick that bedecks the uniform of ... «Telegraph.co.uk, Jul 15»
3
A case for more market competition not less
Companies have long known that people respond sluggishly to changing prices and are suckers for a cunningly concocted “bargain”. The way ... «Financial Times, Jul 15»
4
Big Ashes Preview: Can Cook's England fight fire with fire against …
The off-spinner has been a key cog in Australia's vaunted bowling attack, cunningly picking up wickets by taking advantage of batsmen ... «Firstpost, Jul 15»
5
The Council on Foreign Relations Uses Afghan Women's Rights as …
The people behind the 9/11 incident were the creations of CIA, but this served as a context to cunningly convince the world, and 'officially' ... «Center for Research on Globalization, Jul 15»
6
Tiger shot dead after 'attacking' security guard
The animal cunningly disappeared; it probably went around the guide's side while the group was still searching for it. Suddenly, the leopard ... «Citizen, Jul 15»
7
WATCH: Leopard tried to attack tourists just an hour before mauling …
"The animal cunningly disappeared, probably went around the guide' (driver)'s side while the group was still searching for it. The guide had ... «News24, Jul 15»
8
EFCC Arrests Lamido, Two Sons Over Money Laundering
(a) To stop Babangida's desire to cunningly, install himself as Nigeria's life president at all costs and by so doing, slowpoke the progress of this ... «The Streetjournal, Jul 15»
9
Anti-Party Activities: APC Expels Ex-Gombe Governor, Danjuma Goje
(a) To stop Babangida's desire to cunningly, install himself as Nigeria's life president at all costs and by so doing, slowpoke the progress of this ... «The Streetjournal, Jul 15»
10
2016 Subaru BRZ And WRX: Let Loose On Some Great Roads
Everyone had a good time on the two dirt-road sections that Jud and Marc cunningly incorporated into the plan, and care was taken to make ... «The Car Guide, Jul 15»

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