coony

[ koo-nee ]
/ ˈku ni /
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adjective, coon·i·er, coon·i·est.

sharp-witted and shrewd; wily; canny.

Origin of coony

An Americanism dating back to 1900–05; coon + -y1
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Examples from the Web for coony

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