Verbal Ability - Synonyms - Discussion

Discussion :: Synonyms - Section 1 (Q.No.6)

In the following the questions choose the word which best expresses the meaning of the given word.

6. 

CANNY

[A]. Obstinate
[B]. Handsome
[C]. Clever
[D]. Stout

Answer: Option C

Explanation:

No answer description available for this question.

Bhargav said: (Oct 24, 2010)  
Attractive nature, pleasent.

Nidhi said: (Oct 28, 2010)  
The word Canny suggests cunning . A cunning person is clever.

Nandish said: (Nov 21, 2010)  
How Nidhi cunning person is clever.

Vinoth said: (Nov 26, 2010)  
Canny : intelligent and showing good judgement especially in business or politics.

Stout: Fat

Handsome :attractive

Obstinate: refusing to change your opinion,behaviour...

So answer is clever.

Sruti said: (Dec 19, 2010)  
I agree with vinoth.

Naven said: (Dec 29, 2010)  
Can any body tell the meaning of canny?

Sundar said: (Dec 29, 2010)  
canny: Having or showing shrewdness and good judgment, esp. in money or business matters.

Sundar said: (Dec 29, 2010)  
canny: Showing self-interest and shrewdness in dealing with others

Ex: 'a canny lawyer'

Vipul Raut said: (Dec 29, 2010)  
canny means shrewd i.e.showing or having good judgement.........

Geeth said: (Jan 3, 2011)  
Canny means cautious for e. G. Cautious in spending money. Its an adjective.

Aruna said: (Jan 22, 2011)  
Whats the meaning of obstinate?

Muruli said: (Feb 10, 2011)  
Changing of behavior.

Rajesh said: (Feb 13, 2011)  
Canny means a person who change their behavior frequently and clever keeps the same meaning.

Tushar said: (Feb 19, 2011)  
I agree with vinoth.

Palani said: (Feb 24, 2011)  
I agree.

Sowmya said: (Mar 17, 2011)  
Stout means strong or strict.

Priya.M.S said: (Apr 3, 2011)  
Vinoth is absolutely correct....

Dev said: (May 27, 2011)  
having or showing good judgement

Phanindra said: (Aug 13, 2011)  
Antonym of canny is uncanny.

Manu said: (Aug 20, 2011)  
Stout means strong or strict. (according to sowmya).

Stout: Fat (acc to vinoth).

Which is right?

Raj Veer said: (Sep 2, 2011)  
Ya vinoth is rite.

Kirthi said: (Sep 16, 2011)  
Thinking quickly and cleverly, especially in business or financial matters.

Ruchi said: (Nov 20, 2011)  
Ya I think kirthi also rite.

Yohitha said: (Nov 26, 2011)  
Nice vinoth.

Rupa said: (Apr 13, 2012)  
Thanks vinoth.

Pooja said: (Jun 24, 2012)  
What is obstinate ?

Neha said: (Aug 17, 2012)  
Refusing to change your opinion, behaviour.

Krutarth said: (Aug 19, 2012)  
Stout means vigorous; strong (not fat)
Obstinate means stubborn, stiff, unbending

Anuj said: (Sep 15, 2012)  
Showing self-interest and shrewdness in dealing with others.

Sachin said: (Nov 23, 2012)  
Canny is adjective where person do things very carefully and cautiously. It is associated with the people those who are very intellectual and do things very wisely.

S Likitha said: (Jun 1, 2013)  
The word CANNY say to be smart or clever.

We can use in this way, he is a canny man/boy.

It is nothing but the self-interest and shrewdness in dealing with others.

Md Sujan Ali said: (Aug 20, 2013)  
What do you mean by obstinate?

Mohsin said: (Aug 25, 2013)  
Canny is simply careful.

A clever person is always careful.

Adarsha Gowda Mandya said: (Sep 25, 2013)  
Canny -> Clever. Cunning people take a perfect decision.

N.Therissa said: (Sep 25, 2013)  
Canny: showing self interest and shrewdness in dealing with others.

Narayan Chaudhary said: (Sep 30, 2013)  
Canny : Canny is an English adjective referring to a kind of intelligence.

Kesava Reddy said: (Dec 13, 2013)  
What is stout?

Dinesh said: (Jul 23, 2014)  
What is obstinate?

Soniya said: (Sep 25, 2014)  
Obstinate means refusing to change your mind.

Stout means rather fat or heavily built.

Sneha said: (Sep 29, 2014)  
Stout has various meanings :

1. Heavily built, corpulent, fat.
Eg : She is getting too stout for her dresses.

Synonyms: big, rotund, stocky, portly, fleshy.

Antonyms: thin, lean, slender, slim; skinny, scrawny.

2. Bold, brave, or dauntless:.

Synonyms: valiant, gallant, intrepid, fearless, indomitable, courageous, stouthearted.

Antonyms: cowardly, timid, fearful, timorous, craven.

3. Firm; stubborn; resolute:.

Synonyms: obstinate, indomitable, steadfast, staunch, unwavering.

4. Forceful; vigorous:.
Eg : a stout argument or a stout wind (strong forceful wind).

Synonyms: intense, sharp, violent.

5. Strong of body; hearty; sturdy:.

Synonyms: brawny, sinewy, strapping, husky, robust.

6. Having endurance or staying power, as a horse.

Synonyms: stalwart, steady, untiring.

7. Strong in substance or body, as a beverage.

Antonyms: weak, tasteless, bland, flat.

Priyanka said: (Oct 31, 2014)  
Please provide example sentence for canny.

Nitish said: (Nov 3, 2014)  
Canny means -'Sakuni' in Mahabharata.

Sindhu said: (Jan 23, 2015)  
Then what is the meaning of obstinate?

Sreekanth G said: (Feb 17, 2015)  
Clever is the correct synonym for the word "CANNY".

Manisha Chaurasia said: (Mar 7, 2015)  
Does the word cunny and canny mean the same?

Sunil said: (Jun 2, 2015)  
She has a canny sense for finding bargains.

Sherin Sithara said: (Jun 11, 2015)  
What is the meaning for Canny?

Sulochana said: (Jul 12, 2015)  
What is the meaning of refusing?

Raj said: (Jul 15, 2015)  
Refusing means rejecting.

Suprasad said: (Aug 16, 2015)  
Intelligent and showing good judgement especially in business or politics.

Himani said: (Sep 23, 2015)  
Canny means nice, pleasant.

Rajath said: (Oct 2, 2015)  
How it is clever?

Vasanth said: (Oct 8, 2015)  
Taking good decisions in business or money related matters.

Jaikumar said: (Oct 28, 2015)  
A very clever and careful person who cannot be easily fooled.

Jagyenswar said: (Oct 31, 2015)  
Taking right decision as per the situations.

Dineshkumar said: (Jul 1, 2016)  
What is canny?

Neha said: (Jul 6, 2016)  
Obstinate - jiddi.

For ex: all childerens are obstinate.

Umul said: (Oct 22, 2016)  
The word "canny" comes from the word "cunning".

Bhavya said: (Jun 19, 2018)  
Having or showing shrewdness and good judgement, especially in money or business matters.

Emmanuel said: (Aug 28, 2018)  
Give an example sentence using "Canny".

Ajith said: (Dec 14, 2018)  
Can you explain the meaning of Obstinate?

Yashvi said: (Sep 9, 2020)  
Is Canny comes from word cunning? Please explain me.

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