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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

Cagy; canny.

Usage examples (5)
  • "coony," he is, in the main, merciful, his breast overflowing with the milk of human kindness.
  • Which is fine by me: what could be prettier than a quite coony baby with bright green beautiful eyes?
  • The Saucy Willow's fam'ly is goin 'about lookin' partic'lar harmless an 'innocent; but they're coony enough to be in camp that day.
  • "Why" said I, quite coony and innocently -- "Somebody recommended it to me too -- I read a little of it, which indeed seem'd to be above the common place works of this... for more
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