Definition Of cunning
the baby will look cunning in that pink print
having or showing skill in achieving one's ends by deceit or evasion.
a cunning look came into his eyes
skill in achieving one's ends by deceit.
a statesman to whom cunning had come as second nature
Example Of cunning
A little cunning skill is obviously useful, and luck is a vital ingredient that I like to enjoy in large measure.
After all, when it comes to cunning stunts, we may have a natural advantage.
And to survive you have to negotiate it with all the cunning of a fox.
And while the common law judges, with the prestige, wealth and cunning of the national government behind them, were ascendant forces, they had to tread rather softly.
Apparently he likes to maintain the illusion that there is some great political cunning at work, that his selections reveal his innate ability to foresee problems and win seats.