Words and phrases that have a meaning related to cunning:   (171 results)

Often used in the same context:
devious, wily, canny, crafty, shrewd, ruthless, clever, machiavellian, diabolical, sly, skillful, devilish, fiendish, skilful, adroit, sneaky, guileful, ingenious, resourceful, duplicitous, cleverest, steely, manipulative, deft, deceitful, mephistophelian, vulpine, wicked, calculative, nous, savvy, suave, sinister, dastardly, murderous, coldhearted, implacable, diabolic, remorseless, bloodthirsty, mischievous, doltish, megalomaniac, avaricious, street smarts, brutish, venal, streetwise, rascally, malevolent, daring, cynical, shameless, con artist, villainous, reptilian, smarm, instinctive, evil, astute, perfidious, tenacious, stealthy, goatish, beguiling, merciless, birdbrained, ratlike, debonair, foxy, sharklike, conscienceless, fearsome, indomitable, artful, cleverer, amoral, preternatural, caddish, opportunist, nefarious, weaselly, unprincipled, doughty, backstairs, vengeful, impetuous, impudent, succubi, puppyish, rapacious, knavish, guileless, cagey, sociopathic, fearless, beastly, backstab, pitiless, audacious, vainglorious, cowardly, obliquity, avidity, bluff, cautiousness, central, craftiness, dice, dishonour, durability, error, excellency, fruitfulness, hardness, humanity, illiteracy, magnanimity, malleability, mark, near, odds, shifty, stupid, clumsy, timid, wary

Appears in the definition of:
artful, artless, avatar, deep, devilish, diabolic, diabolical, eluding, elusion, fast one, hermes, mephistophelean, mephistophelian, pawky, slip, trick, vulpine

More general:
artfulness, astuteness, perspicaciousness, perspicacity, shrewdness

adroit, artful, attractive, clever, craft, craftiness, crafty, cute, dodgy, foxiness, foxy, guile, guileful, ingenious, knavish, slick, sly, slyness, tricksy, tricky, wiliness, wily

Also try:
— Nouns for cunning: man, men, fellow, eyes, hand, smile, way, woman, look, device, fox, more...

Commonly used words are shown in bold. Rare words are dimmed.
Click on a word above to view its definition.

Organize by: [Relation] Letters Show rare words: [Yes] No Show phrases:   [Yes] No

See cunning used in context: 45 rhymes, 68 Shakespeare works, several books and articles.

Help  Advanced  Feedback  Android  iPhone/iPad  API  Blog  Privacy

Copyright © 2020 Datamuse