7 Letters
5 Consonants
2 Vowels
2 Syllables
Types Of Speech
You can use cunning as a noun or as a adjective satellite in a sentence.
About Cunning
A 2 syllables noun and 7 letters with the letters c, g, i, n, and u, 5 consonants, 2 vowels and 2 syllables with the middle letter n. Cunning starts with and ends in a consonant with the starting letters c, cu, cun, cunn, cunni, and the ending characters are g, ng, ing, ning, nning, . Cunning is also a double consonant (nn) word. View the double consonant words list.
Drafty artfulness (especially in deception)
Middle English
School Grade
Cunning is set as a sat word that starts with c, ends with g, 2 syllables, 2 vowels and 7 letters.
Is cunning a scrabble word? A 10 point word in scrabble. Check the word games tab below for probability, odds and more.
Pig Latin
Cunning in Pig Latin is said as "unningcay or unningcway".
c | u | n | n | i | n | g
cu | un | nn | ni | in | ng
cun | unn | nni | nin | ing
cunn | unni | nnin | ning
Word Gram
Noun Examples
drafty artfulness (especially in deception)
shrewdness as demonstrated by being skilled in deception
shrewdness in deception;
"as cunning as a fox"
Adjective Satellite Examples
showing inventiveness and skill;
"a clever gadget";
"the cunning maneuvers leading to his success";
"an ingenious solution to the problem"
marked by skill in deception;
"cunning men often pass for wise";
"deep political machinations";
"a foxy scheme";
"a slick evasive answer";
"sly as a fox";
"tricky Dik";
"a wily old attorney"
attractive especially by means of smallness or prettiness or quaintness;
"a cute kid with pigtails";
"a cute little apartment";
"cunning kittens";
"a cunning baby"

Synonyms (Cognitive Synonyms) For "Cunning"

There are 431 synonyms available. These are cognitive relationship words which is to say they have a similar meaning, mean the same thing, or have close definition and relationship to cunning.

Abilitythe quality of being able to perform
a quality that permits or facilitates achievement or accomplishment
Accessibilitythe attribute of being easy to meet or deal with
Acea serve that the receiver is unable to reach
Acutea mark ('') placed above a vowel to indicate pronunciation
Acute Accent
Addresssocial skill
Adeptsomeone who is dazzlingly skilled in any field
Adeptnessskillful performance or ability without difficulty
"his quick adeptness was a product of good design"
"he was famous for his facility as an archer"
Adroitquick or skillful or adept in action or thought
"an exceptionally adroit pianist"
"an adroit technician"
"his adroit replies to hecklers won him many followers"
"an adroit negotiator"
Adroitnessskillful performance or ability without difficulty
"his quick adeptness was a product of good design"
"he was famous for his facility as an archer"

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There are 1 anagrams from cunning.

Anagram Definition
Cunningdrafty artfulness (especially in deception)

View English words with the unique letters used in cunning. Words With The Letters Cginu


Cunning has 1 hypernyms.

Word Definition
Artfulnessthe quality of being adroit in taking unfair advantage

The word games Words With Friends, 4pics1Word, Word Chums, and Jumble which is by far one of the most successful of the word games. Jumble was created in 1954 - below, you will find the most unscrambled letters for each descramble word game that others have solved or decoded to make the word cunning.

Is cunning a scrabble word or can you use cunning in Words With Friends? The probability of getting this word in scrabble is 1 out of every 3705453 games and in Words With Friends it's 1 out of every 11064240 games. This 7 letter 10 point scrabble word can be rearranged 840 ways. What other words can be made with the letters c, g, i, n, and u? There's 4 with 9 letters or less with the letters c, g, i, n, and u. Here is a list of 4 to try to get you more points.

WordScrabbleWords With FriendsWord Chums4Pics1WordJumble
Vicugna (7 letters) 13 +3 18 +2 vicugna
Cunning (7 letters) 10 16 cunning
Uncaging (8 letters) 12 +2 18 +2 uncaging
Guacin (6 letters) 9 13 guacin


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