[ koo-nee ]

adjective,coon·i·er, coon·i·est.
  1. sharp-witted and shrewd; wily; canny.

Origin of coony

An Americanism dating back to 1900–05; coon + -y1

Words Nearby coony Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2024

How to use coony in a sentence

  • The site of coony Born's father's brewery was selected as the most desirable location for a passenger depot.

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